A severe beating or defeat: another pasting for England’s bowlers
More example sentences
- Never before have the tiny group of islands in the north Atlantic come so far in a qualifying campaign without being on the receiving end of a couple of pastings, at least.
- But critical pastings and the lack of new scores of any quality dog the British musical just as much as they have its American counterpart.
- In fact, the highest-rated hour of Game Six came after Arizona had all but run away with the game, almost as if America was taking some sort of sick pleasure at watching the Yankees take a pasting.
Definition of pasting in:
- The US English dictionary