(noun, verb)


1. a sound defeat

Similar word(s): debacle, slaughter, thrashing, trouncing, walloping, whipping

Definition categories: event, defeat, licking

2. the act of inflicting corporal punishment with repeated blows

Similar word(s): beating, lacing, licking, thrashing, trouncing, whacking

Definition categories: act

Sentences with drubbing as a noun:

- His mother gave him a drubbing after finding out he'd been stealing.

- The debate team got a drubbing from the competition.


1. present participle of drub