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Definition 1: the act of inflicting corporal punishment with repeated blows - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for drubbing in the sense of this definition

(drubbing is a kind of ...) the infliction of physical injury on someone convicted of committing a crime

(... is a kind of drubbing ) beating with a whip or strap or rope as a form of punishment

(... is a kind of drubbing ) beating as a source of erotic or religious stimulation

Definition 2: a sound defeat - [noun denoting event]

Synonyms for drubbing in the sense of this definition

(drubbing is a kind of ...) an unsuccessful ending to a struggle or contest

"it was a narrow defeat" "the army's only defeat" "they suffered a convincing licking"

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