- The definition of thrash is a type of heavy metal music that combines punk and heavy metal music.
An example of thrash metal music is music with a fast drum beat and fast guitar solos such as the 1980s band Melallica.
- Thrash means the act of beating.
An example of thrash is when a mugger beats up the person being robbed.
- Thrash is defined as to beat or move around wildly.
An example of thrash is for a fish to move quickly in a bucket when taken out of the water.
thrash definition by Webster's New World
- to make move violently or wildly; beat: a bird thrashing its wings
- to give a severe beating to; flog
- to defeat overwhelmingly
Origin: Middle English threschen ; from Old English therscan, akin to German dreschen, to thresh ; from Indo-European base an unverified form ter-, to rub from source throw
- to move or toss about violently, flinging the arms, legs, etc. about wildly or vigorously: thrashing in agony
- to make one's way by thrashing
- the act of thrashing
- a style of heavy metal rock that is played very fast with minimal melodic and harmonic components, rapidly shouted lyrics about death, destruction, insanity, etc., and both musicians and audience thrashing about, as in slam dancing or moshing
thrash definition by American Heritage Dictionary
verb thrashed, thrash·ing, thrash·es verb, transitive
- To beat with or as if with a flail, especially as a punishment. See Synonyms at beat.
- To swing or strike in a manner suggesting the action of a flail: The alligator thrashed its tail.
- To defeat utterly; vanquish.
- To thresh.
- To sail (a boat) against opposing winds or tides.
- To move wildly or violently: thrashed about all night.
- To strike or flail.
- To thresh.
- To sail against opposing tides or winds.
- The act or an instance of thrashing.
- Music See speed metal.
Origin: Variant of thresh.
- thrashˈer noun
thrash - Phrases/Idioms