from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A severe beating.
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- v. Present participle of thrash.
- n. action of the verb to thrash
- n. a beating, especially a severe one
- n. excessive paging within virtual storage
- n. slam dancing
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- a. & n. from thrash, v.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. etc. See threshing, etc.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a sound defeat
- n. the act of inflicting corporal punishment with repeated blows
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Utah hasn't lost since receiving a 20-point thrashing from the Warriors in Oakland three weeks ago, and the Jazz hung on in the rematch with defense.
A thrashing, is a thrashing, is a thrashing ........
Of course by banning the public at large from recording acts of violence would also make it illegal to record acts such as Rodney King getting a thrashing from the police.
Indeed, Pelosi took a thrashing from the punditocracy over the unforced error (see a representative sample from Howard Fineman, John Podhoretz, Time Magazine, and the Seattle Times ... even the New York Times piled on with gusto).
a historic and emphatic mid-term thrashing, and spend some time pondering its shrinkage and irrelevance.
Whether or not William felt justified in thrashing Francis Desailly over a now-forgotten dispute over this common boundary, or some other bad blood, clearly William’s conviction — for which Angus McMillan paid surety — went a certain distance toward clearing the air.
Contributing to the thrashing were the La Nina conditions in the Pacific Ocean, unusually warm ocean temperatures in the Gulf of Mexico and the increase of moisture in the atmosphere caused by the warming climate.
If Wenger was the pilot, the thrashing was the equivalent of plotting a flight path through a mountain.
The "5-1" refers to the thrashing of United at Maine Road in September 1989, a defeat that left Ferguson talking about putting his head in the oven.
As I lay there I recalled the thrashing my father had given me because of the field fire I'd started when I was younger.