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trounce

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transitive verb \ˈtrau̇n(t)s\

Simple Definition of trounce

  • : to defeat (someone or something) easily and thoroughly

Full Definition of trounce

trouncedtrounc·ing

  1. :  to thrash or punish severely; especially :  to defeat decisively

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



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