Definition of thrashing noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈθræʃɪŋ//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈθræʃɪŋ//
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  1. 1an act of hitting somebody very hard, especially with a stick to give somebody/get a thrashing
  2. 2(informal) a severe defeat in a game
  3. Extra examples He got a sound thrashing once his father found out. Richmond clinched promotion with a 50-3 thrashing of Roundhay. The team suffered a 4-0 thrashing on Sunday.
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