beatdown

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noun beat·down \ˈbēt-ˌdau̇n\

Definition of beatdown

US, informal

  1. 1 :  a violent physical beating … said his own client was badly hurt in a beatdown by NYPD officers … — Shayna Jacobs

  2. 2 :  an emphatic or overwhelming defeat … he was sitting in his Eugene hotel room, … while absorbing a beatdown in PlayStation 3 boxing from his 10-year-old brother Seth. — Tim Layden

1989

First Known Use of beatdown

1989


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