trouncing

Definitions of trouncing
  1. noun
    a sound defeat
    synonyms: debacle, drubbing, slaughter, thrashing, walloping, whipping
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    type of:
    defeat, licking
    an unsuccessful ending to a struggle or contest
  2. noun
    the act of inflicting corporal punishment with repeated blows
    synonyms: beating, drubbing, lacing, licking, thrashing, whacking
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    flagellation, flogging, lashing, tanning, whipping
    beating with a whip or strap or rope as a form of punishment
    flagellation
    beating as a source of erotic or religious stimulation
    self-flagellation
    self-punishment inflicted by whipping
    horsewhipping
    the act of whipping with a horsewhip
    type of:
    corporal punishment
    the infliction of physical injury on someone convicted of committing a crime
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