Definition of trounce in English:

trounce

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Pronunciation: /traʊns
 
/

verb

[with object]

Derivatives

trouncer

noun
More example sentences
  • Again, I am not a trouncer, but I want to say I feel it's legitimate to express a concern, and being compared to McCarthyite witchhunting, if that is the incident you refer to, is not a fair analogy.
  • How dare he even mention her name when he is one of the worst trouncers of human rights everywhere?
  • It was a close game, and from the early exchanges to the nail-biting finish, both teams gave everything they had - South Africa giving just that little bit more than their English counterparts to run out 36-0 trouncers.

Origin

mid 16th century (also in the sense 'afflict'): of unknown origin.

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