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
Hoying takes a licking — Center fielder Jared Hoying made a great catch before crashing into the wall in the fifth inning Saturday.
Made from stainless steel with silicone rubber buttons, this mouse can truly take a licking.
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First Known Use of licking
Definition of Licking
river 320 miles (515 kilometers) long in northeastern Kentucky flowing northwest into the Ohio River
LICKING Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of licking for English Language Learners
: a severe beating
: a severe defeat
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