- To trounce is to beat or to score a major victory.
An example of trounce is when you beat someone by 20 to 1.
trounce definition by Webster's New World
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- trouncer noun
trounce definition by American Heritage Dictionary
verb trounced trounced, trounc·ing, trounc·es verb, transitive
- To thrash; beat.
- To defeat decisively.
To censure something or someone forcefully: “I was out to trounce on every digression and indiscretion conducted (or should I say semiconducted) in this performance” (Robert Maxwell Stern).
Origin: Origin unknown.