Licking definition

lĭkĭng
A beating, thrashing, or spanking.
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A severe loss or defeat.
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A whipping.
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The act of a person or thing that licks.
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(slang) A severe beating.
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A defeat.
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An act of licking.
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(slang) A great loss or defeat.

Our football team took a licking last night.

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Present participle of lick.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
licking
Plural:
lickings