View definitions for trouncing


noun as in beating

noun as in drubbing

noun as in dusting

noun as in thrashing

noun as in threshing

noun as in whipping

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In late 2019, a team used deep learning and generative models—similar to AlphaGo, the DeepMind algorithm that trounced humans at Go and wiped the Atari library—to conjure over 30,000 new drug molecules, a feat chemists could only dream of.

After all, Democrats consistently trounced Republicans in the fundraising battle in 2020 Senate races but still wound up losing most of the competitive races.

DeepMind trounced academic molecular biology labs that had been working on the protein-folding problem for a lot longer.

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The Pittsburgh Steelers and Tennessee Titans stayed undefeated, though they took very different routes to get there, while the previously unbeaten Green Bay Packers were trounced by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

By his mid-twenties, he was trouncing everyone in sight, winning and setting course records at some of the most grueling endurance events on earth, including the Hardrock 100, UTMB, Sierra Zinal, and Pierra Menta.

A devotee, Kreeft gives Lewis the big philosophical guns, and has him trouncing Kennedy and Huxley pretty comprehensively.

Too bad it shows Republicans have learned nothing at all from their historic trouncing on Election Day.

Then he rattled off an impressive end to the season, trouncing Nadal and Djokovic.

Two years later he won the chairmanship of the council, trouncing another popular colleague.

With the midterms approaching, conventional wisdom has it the Dems will get a 1994-style trouncing.

Pea during the drive even cut jokes on the splendid trouncing administered to the grandee.

But by and by the little fellow snapped at Jim and made Jim angry, and he bounced on the coyote and gave him a good trouncing.

Marie Louise darted forward to save Victor from a ducking as well as a trouncing, and nearly ran over a man who was passing.

Indeed they may terminate in a thorough trouncing of the male on the part of the lady of his affections.

Rapid fire legs sidestep the etchings of industrious ants while silverfish are the boatmen trouncing human oars.


On this page you'll find 363 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to trouncing, such as: defeat, drubbing, slaughter, whipping, annihilation, and bashing.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.