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trounce

transitive verb \ˈtran(t)s\

: to defeat (someone or something) easily and thoroughly

trouncedtrounc·ing

Full Definition of TROUNCE

:  to thrash or punish severely; especially :  to defeat decisively
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Examples of TROUNCE

  1. <our candidate trounced her opponent in the election, winning with 76% of the vote>

Origin of TROUNCE

origin unknown
First Known Use: 1868

Rhymes with TROUNCE

TROUNCED Defined for Kids

trounce

verb \ˈtrans\
trouncedtrounc·ing

Definition of TROUNCE for Kids

1
:  to beat severely :  flog
2
:  to defeat thoroughly

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