1 beating, belting (informal) caning, chastisement, drubbing, flogging, hiding (informal) lashing, pasting (slang) punishment, tanning (slang) whipping
2 beating, defeat, drubbing, hammering (informal) hiding (informal) mauling, pasting (slang) rout, trouncing
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thrashing ( thrashings plural )
1 n-count If one player or team gives another one a thrashing, they defeat them easily or by a large score.
INFORMAL usu with supp
Can the New Zealand bowlers fight back after their thrashing at Christchurch?
2 n-count If someone gives someone else a thrashing, they hit them several times as a punishment.
If Sarah caught her, she would get a thrashing.
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