Definition of thrashing in English:


Line breaks: thrash|ing
Pronunciation: /ˈθraʃɪŋ


  • 1An act of physically beating someone; a beating: a sound thrashing might teach the individual to refrain from complaining
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    • Little Maddie had to be rescued from her mother's thrashing lest she be injured.
  • 2A heavy defeat of a sporting opponent: the thrashings administered by Celtic to Aberdeen
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    • A lack of inside toughness was exposed in a 26-point thrashing by the Blazers last week.
    • The Reds had clocked up what was then their biggest ever win by thrashing Gateshead 90-12 on Wednesday.
    • Stretford kept themselves in the title race with a comprehensive 83-run thrashing of Westleigh.

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