Definition of pasting
- But after a nasty confrontation, Phil … discovers the truth—that his son got the bruises when boys at school gave him a pasting.
- —Daily Star
- (figurative) Those who today complain about the "unprecedented" attack on religious conservatives forget Mencken's treatment of Southern fundamentalists, and then there were his pastings of Rotarians, professors and FDR.
- —Dave Shiflett
- … have won seven of nine since then, including a 12-1 pasting of the Colorado Rockies on Friday night at Coors Field.
- —George Willis
- … rushed for six touchdowns in Colorado's 62-36 pasting of second-ranked Nebraska.
- —Austin Murphy