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drubbing

 
Noun drubbing has 2 senses
  1. thrashing, walloping, debacle, drubbing, slaughter, trouncing, whipping - a sound defeat
    --1 is a kind of defeat, licking
    Derived form: verb drub1
  2. beating, thrashing, licking, drubbing, lacing, trouncing, whacking - the act of inflicting corporal punishment with repeated blows
    --2 is a kind of corporal punishment
    --2 has particulars: whipping, tanning, flogging, lashing, flagellation
Verb drub has 1 sense
  1. bat, clobber, drub, thrash, lick - beat thoroughly in a competition or fight; "We licked the other team on Sunday!"
    --1 is one way to beat, beat out, crush, shell, trounce, vanquish
    Derived form: noun drubbing1
    Sample sentence:
    The fighter managed to drub his opponent
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