Examples of licking in a Sentence
His father threatened to give him a licking if he didn't stop misbehaving.
our team took a licking last night, but we'll get them next time
Recent Examples of licking from the Web
Cats lick to groom themselves, but sometimes, things like boredom, stress, pain and even nutritional deficiencies can lead to excessive licking of themselves as well as other things around the home.
Marchand, who has been suspended four times in his NHL career for other kinds of on-ice misconduct, has never faced discipline for unsolicited kissing and licking.
Along those lines, there is no record of prosecutors prosecuting NHL players for unwanted licking (or kissing) of opposing teams’ players.
Marchand spoke to senior vice president of hockey operations Colin Campbell and general manager Don Sweeney on Saturday as the league issued a warning to stop the licking.
There's no excusing her licking donuts, but as far as her comments about America go, there's one person who thinks everyone is overreacting: Raven-Symone.
Tough Trocheck takes a licking and keeps on dishing.
Rhonda A: Cats are fastidious groomers, but excessive licking and the resulting alopecia is often a symptom of another problem that needs to be addressed.
Moreover, there’s evidence that this licking isn’t an island thing exclusively: Deer are occasionally spotted giving tongue baths to cats, at least, in mainland backyards.
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LICKING Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of licking for English Language Learners
: a severe beating
: a severe defeat
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