Definition of drub in English:
verb (drubs, drubbing, drubbed)[with object]
- In 1999, Crowley repeated the feat, this time drubbing Collins.
- Ben Franklin drubs Thomas Jefferson in the race to be our nation's foremost Renaissance man.
- Kandia's young reserves managed half that tally, drubbing their Empire opponents 5-1.
early 17th century: probably from Arabic ḍaraba 'to beat, bastinado'. The first recorded uses in English are by travellers in the Near East referring specifically to the punishment of bastinado.
Definition of drub in:
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