drub


drub

verb \ˈdrəb\
drubbeddrub·bing

Definition of DRUB

transitive verb
1
:  to beat severely
2
:  to berate critically
3
:  to defeat decisively
intransitive verb
:  drum, stamp
drub·ber noun
drub·bing noun

Examples of DRUB

  1. <a crowd was drubbing the purse snatcher when the police arrived on the scene>
  2. <we drubbed our traditional football rivals so badly that it was basically no contest>

Origin of DRUB

perhaps from Arabic ḍaraba
First Known Use: 1634

Rhymes with DRUB

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