Drubbing



[druhb-ing] /ˈdrʌb ɪŋ/

noun
1.
a beating; a sound thrashing.
2.
a decisive, humiliating defeat, as in a game or contest.
[druhb] /drʌb/
verb (used with object), drubbed, drubbing.
1.
to beat with a stick or the like; cudgel; flog; thrash.
2.
to defeat decisively, as in a game or contest.
3.
to drive as if by flogging:
Latin grammar was drubbed into their heads.
4.
to stamp (the feet).
noun
5.
a blow with a stick or the like.
/ˈdrʌbɪŋ/
noun
1.
a beating, as with a stick, cudgel, etc
2.
a comprehensive or heavy defeat, esp in a sporting competition
/drʌb/
verb (transitive) drubs, drubbing, drubbed
1.
to beat as with a stick; cudgel; club
2.
to defeat utterly, as in a contest
3.
to drum or stamp (the feet)
4.
to instil with force or repetition: the master drubbed Latin into the boys
noun
5.
a blow, as from a stick
v.

1630s (in an Oriental travel narrative), probably from Arabic darb “a beating,” from daraba “he beat up” (see discussion in OED). Related: Drubbed; Drubbing.

noun

Beating or total defeat: drubbing by the rival team (1760s+)

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