thrash

  • 21thrash — /θræʃ / (say thrash) verb (t) 1. to beat soundly by way of punishment; administer a beating to. 2. to defeat thoroughly. 3. Nautical to force (a ship) forward against the wind, etc. 4. Colloquial to drive (a vehicle, etc.) at high speed without… …

    Australian-English dictionary

  • 22thrash — I. verb Etymology: alteration of thresh Date: 1568 transitive verb 1. to separate the seeds of from the husks and straw by beating ; thresh 1 2. a. to beat soundly with or as if with a stick or whip ; flog b …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 23thrash — 1. verb /θɹæʃ/ a) To beat mercilessly. b) To defeat utterly. 2. noun /θɹæʃ/ a) A beat or blow; the sound of beating …

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  • 24thrash — v. to thrash soundly * * * [θræl] to thrash soundly …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 25thrash — verb 1》 beat repeatedly and violently with or as with a stick or whip. 2》 move in a violent or uncontrolled way: he lay thrashing around in pain. 3》 informal defeat heavily. 4》 (thrash something out) discuss something frankly and thoroughly,… …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 26thrash — 1 noun 1 (singular) a violent movement from side to side 2 (C) old fashioned a loud noisy party 3 (U) informal a type of rock 1 (2) music with very loud fast electric guitar playing 2 verb 1 (T) to beat someone violently in order to punish them:… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 27thrash — v. & n. v. 1 tr. beat severely, esp. with a stick or whip. 2 tr. defeat thoroughly in a contest. 3 intr. (of a paddle wheel, branch, etc.) act like a flail; deliver repeated blows. 4 intr. (foll. by about, around) move or fling the limbs about… …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 28thrash — See thrash, thresh …

    Dictionary of problem words and expressions

  • 29thrash — verb 1 hit sb many times ADVERB ▪ soundly ▪ That boy deserves to be soundly thrashed! PREPOSITION ▪ with ▪ He thrashed the poor servant with his stick. 2 move your …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 30thrash — verb 1) she thrashed him across the head and shoulders Syn: hit, beat, strike, batter, thump, hammer, pound, rain blows on; assault, attack; cudgel, club; informal wallop, belt, bash, whup, whack, thwack …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 31thrash — [θræʃ] verb 1) [T] to defeat an opponent very easily in a game or competition 2) [T] to hit someone hard several times as a punishment 3) [I] to move in a violent uncontrolled way • thrash sth out …

    Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • 32thrash — [[t]θræʃ[/t]] v. t. 1) to beat soundly in punishment; flog 2) to defeat thoroughly 3) to beat or move wildly or violently; flail 4) thresh 5) to toss or plunge about wildly or violently 6) thresh 7) phv thrash out or over, to talk over thoroughly …

    From formal English to slang

  • 33thrash — {{#}}{{LM T37748}}{{〓}} {{[}}thrash{{]}} {{■}}(ing.){{□}} {{《}}▍ s.m.{{》}} Música y baile de ritmo muy acelerado. {{★}}{{\}}PRONUNCIACIÓN:{{/}} [trach], con ch suave. {{★}}{{\}}ORTOGRAFÍA:{{/}} Por ser un extranjerismo debe escribirse con cursiva …

    Diccionario de uso del español actual con sinónimos y antónimos

  • 34thrash —  1. v. Defeat convincingly in competition.  2. Party. Bout of heavy drinking.  3. thrash out Discuss with view to resolving problems, differences of opinion, etc …

    A concise dictionary of English slang

  • 35thrash — a bundle of fish on a string made of plaited rushes (Scottish dialect) …

    Dictionary of ichthyology

  • 36thrash — Synonyms and related words: bang, baste, bastinado, batter, beat, beat all hollow, beat hollow, belabor, belt, best, birch, bolt, buffet, cane, clobber, club, cordon, cordon off, cowhide, cudgel, cull out, cut, defeat, destroy, divide, do in,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 37thrash — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. t. beat, spank, whip, flog, strike; defeat, overcome, conquer; thresh. See success, punishment. II (Roget s IV) v. 1. [To beat] Syn. trounce, flog, flail; see beat 2 , punish . 2. [To toss about] Syn …

    English dictionary for students

  • 38thrash — see THRESHOLD …

    The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins

  • 39thrash — this is a form of typing that is used when the typist is about to go out to lunch, take a whiz, etc. Hurry up Pam, we re going out for a beer after work...stop typing, start thrashing …

    Dictionary of american slang

  • 40thrash — this is a form of typing that is used when the typist is about to go out to lunch, take a whiz, etc. Hurry up Pam, we re going out for a beer after work...stop typing, start thrashing …

    Dictionary of american slang