thrashing

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Verb[edit]

thrashing

  1. Present participle of thrash.

Noun[edit]

thrashing (plural thrashings)

  1. action of the verb to thrash
  2. a beating, especially a severe one
  3. A heavy defeat
    • 2013, Daniel Taylor, Danny Welbeck leads England's rout of Moldova but hit by Ukraine ban (in The Guardian, 6 September 2013)[1]
      Now Hodgson just has to work out a makeshift forward line against a Ukraine team who warmed up for Tuesday by doling out the obligatory thrashing to San Marino, knocking in four goals by half-time and another five in the second half.
  4. (computing) excessive paging within virtual storage
  5. (dance) slam dancing

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