pasting

noun
past·ing | \ ˈpā-stiŋ \
plural pastings

Definition of pasting 

1 : a severe beating 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

2 : a dominating defeat of an opponent … 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

First Known Use of pasting

1851, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of pasting was in 1851

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