larrup

noun
lar·​rup | \ˈler-əp, ˈla-rəp\

Definition of larrup 

(Entry 1 of 2)

dialect

larrup

verb
larruped; larruping; larrups

Definition of larrup (Entry 2 of 2)

transitive verb

1 dialect : to flog soundly : whip

2 dialect : to defeat decisively : trounce

intransitive verb

dialect : to move indolently or clumsily

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Examples of larrup in a Sentence

Noun

he gave the ball a good larrup with his club, and it easily cleared the ditch

First Known Use of larrup

Noun

circa 1820, in the meaning defined above

Verb

circa 1823, in the meaning defined at transitive sense 1

History and Etymology for larrup

Noun

origin unknown

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Dictionary Entries near larrup

larrigan

larrikin

larrikinism

larrup

larry

larryman

lars

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The first known use of larrup was circa 1820

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