Dictionary Results for thrashing


1. thrashing - noun

· a sound defeat

Synonym(s): walloping, debacle, drubbing, slaughter, trouncing, whipping

Hypernym(s): defeat, licking




2. thrashing - noun

· the act of inflicting corporal punishment with repeated blows

Synonym(s): beating, licking, drubbing, lacing, trouncing, whacking

Hypernym(s): corporal_punishment




3. thrash - verb

· give a thrashing to; beat hard

Synonym(s): thresh, lam, flail

Hypernym(s): beat, beat_up, work_over




4. thrash - verb

· move or stir about violently; "The feverish patient thrashed around in his bed"

Synonym(s): convulse, thresh, thresh_about, thrash_about, slash, toss, jactitate

Hypernym(s): shake, agitate




5. thrash - verb

· dance the slam dance

Synonym(s): slam_dance, slam, mosh

Hypernym(s): dance, trip_the_light_fantastic, trip_the_light_fantastic_toe




6. thrash - verb

· beat so fast that (the heart's) output starts dropping until (it) does not manage to pump out blood at all

Hypernym(s): beat, pound, thump




7. thrash - verb

· move data into and out of core rather than performing useful computation; "The system is thrashing again!"

Hypernym(s): swap




8. thrash - verb

· beat the seeds out of a grain

Synonym(s): thresh

Hypernym(s): beat




9. thrash - verb

· beat thoroughly and conclusively in a competition or fight; "We licked the other team on Sunday!"

Synonym(s): cream, bat, clobber, drub, lick

Hypernym(s): beat, beat_out, crush, shell, trounce, vanquish





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