Definition of thrashing in English:

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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.

Words that rhyme with thrashing

dashing, flashing, lashing

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Line breaks: thrash|ing

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