Trounce meaning

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To trounce is to beat or to score a major victory.

An example of trounce is when you beat someone by 20 to 1.

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To thrash; beat.
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To defeat decisively.

The mayor was trounced in the election.

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To criticize severely.

The play was trounced by reviewers.

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To beat; thrash; flog.
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(informal) To defeat soundly.
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To win against (someone) by a wide margin; to beat thoroughly, to defeat heavily.

The Mexican team trounced the Americans by 10 goals to 1.

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To punish.
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To beat severely; thrash.
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Origin of trounce

  • Origin unknown

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.

    From Wiktionary

  • From French tronce, tronche, a stump, piece of wood. See truncheon.

    From Wiktionary