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Meaning of THRASHING

Pronunciation:  'thrashing

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the act of inflicting corporal punishment with repeated blows
  2. [n]  a sound defeat
  3. [adj]  (especially of limbs or tail) waving or swinging about vigorously; "trying to drive insects away with his flailing arms"; "the aligator's thrashing tail"
 

THRASHING is a 9 letter word that starts with T.

 

 Synonyms: beating, debacle, drubbing, drubbing, flailing, lacing, moving, slaughter, trouncing, trouncing, walloping, whacking, whipping
 
 See Also: corporal punishment, defeat, flagellation, flogging, lashing, licking, tanning, whipping

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Thrash"ing\,
a. & n. from {Thrash}, v.

{Thrashing floor}, {Threshing-floor}, or {Threshing floor}, a
   floor or area on which grain is beaten out.

{Thrashing machine}, a machine for separating grain from the
   straw.

 
Computing Dictionary
 
 Definition: 

thrash

 

 

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