A punishment or assault in which the victim is hit repeatedly; a beating: she told him to give me a good working-over as payback
More example sentences
- Have you ever seen anyone after they've given him a proper working-over?
- They are the real bullies in life and what they need is a real working over by a man their own size.
- The climax of this film was a scene in which two thugs give Roy a working-over in a barn.
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