Definition of 'thrashing'
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Scotland were involved in yet another thrashing yesterday. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Like it's better to hand out a sound thrashing than receive one. Times, Sunday Times (2006)We got what we deserved, a good thrashing. Times, Sunday Times (2007)But beneath it all you sense the competitiveness of an Olympian thrashing away. Times, Sunday Times (2011)AUSTRALIA are one defeat away from an embarrassing place in history after another thrashing. The Sun (2010)I hope we can give those Americans a jolly good thrashing. The Sun (2012)He had better or Portugal will be packing their cases after their 4-0 thrashing in game one. The Sun (2014)They had been advised, for instance, that the dog needed a good thrashing. THE DOG LISTENER: Learning the Language of your Best Friend (2002)It followed a 4-1 thrashing at home to Charlton. The Sun (2016)It was five on the day, it could have been more, it was a good thrashing. The Sun (2015)
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Used Occasionally. thrashing is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'thrashing'
British English: thrashing NOUN
If one player or team gives another one a thrashing, they defeat them easily or by a large score.
She dropped only eight points in the 43-minute thrashing of the former champion.
Definition of thrashing from the Collins English Dictionary
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