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thrash·ing

 (thrăsh′ĭng)
n.
A severe beating.
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thrashing

(ˈθræʃɪŋ)
n
1. a physical assault; flogging
2. a convincing defeat: a 5–1 thrashing.
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thrash•ing

(ˈθræʃ ɪŋ)

n.
a flogging; whipping.
[1350–1400]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.thrashing - a sound defeatthrashing - a sound defeat      
defeat, licking - an unsuccessful ending to a struggle or contest; "it was a narrow defeat"; "the army's only defeat"; "they suffered a convincing licking"
2.thrashing - the act of inflicting corporal punishment with repeated blowsthrashing - the act of inflicting corporal punishment with repeated blows
corporal punishment - the infliction of physical injury on someone convicted of committing a crime
flogging, lashing, whipping, flagellation, tanning - beating with a whip or strap or rope as a form of punishment
flagellation - beating as a source of erotic or religious stimulation
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thrashing

noun
1. defeat, beating, hammering (informal), hiding (informal), pasting (slang), rout, mauling, trouncing, drubbing She dropped only 8 points in her thrashing of the former champion.
2. beating, hiding (informal), belting (informal), whipping, tanning (slang), lashing, caning, pasting (slang), flogging, drubbing, chastisement She knew if she was caught she would get a thrashing.
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thrashing

noun
1. A punishment dealt with blows or lashes:
Informal: trimming.
Slang: licking.
2. The act of defeating or the condition of being defeated:
Slang: dusting, licking.
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Translations
ضَرْبٌ بالعَصا
výprask
elverés
hÿîing, flenging

thrashing

[ˈθræʃɪŋ] Nzurra f, paliza f
to give sb a thrashing (lit) (= beat) → zurrar a algn, dar una paliza a algn (Sport) (= defeat) → dar una paliza a algn, cascar a algn
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

thrashing

[ˈθræʃɪŋ] n
(= hiding) → raclée f
to give sb a thrashing (= hit) → donner une bonne raclée à qn
(= defeat) → raclée f
to give sb a thrashing (= defeat) → donner une raclée à qn , donner une bonne raclée à qn
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

thrashing

n
(= beating)Prügel pl, → Schläge pl, → Dresche f (inf); to give somebody a good thrashingjdm eine ordentliche Tracht Prügel verpassen
(Sport inf) → komplette Niederlage; to give somebody a thrashingjdn vernichtend schlagen
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

thrashing

[ˈθræʃɪŋ] n to give sb a thrashing (beat) → picchiare qn di santa ragione (Sport) (fam) (defeat) → dare una batosta a qn
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

thrash

(θrӕʃ) verb
1. to strike with blows. The child was soundly thrashed.
2. to move about violently. The wounded animal thrashed about/around on the ground.
3. to defeat easily, by a large margin. Our team was thrashed eighteen-nil.
ˈthrashing noun
a physical beating. He needs a good thrashing!
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References in classic literature ?
Yesterday he even had some trouble with the police because of his thrashing the steward of these buildings.
He sent for the carpenter, who, according to his orders, ought to have been at work at the thrashing machine.
"That's your affair," returned Samson, "but to suppose that I am going home until I have given Don Quixote a thrashing is absurd; and it is not any wish that he may recover his senses that will make me hunt him out now, but a wish for the sore pain I am in with my ribs won't let me entertain more charitable thoughts."
Suddenly we heard, at a little distance to our right and partly in front, a noise as of some animal thrashing about in the bushes, which we could see were violently agitated.