Examples of shellacking in a Sentence
They took a shellacking in yesterday's game.
suffered a shellacking at the hands of a vastly superior opposition
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While that finish had adrenaline flowing for participants and spectators alike, the Brewers’ 9-0 shellacking by the Pirates on Sunday had all the drama and suspense of a quilting bee.
The Tigers' 31-point shellacking of Auburn set an NCAA tourney record for margin of victory.
Ball State at Ohio, Oct. 25 — The Bobcats are coming off a 9-4 season, a Bahamas Bowl shellacking of UAB (41-6) and return dual threat QB Nathan Rourke and 1,000-yard rusher A.J. Oullette.
Johns Hopkins’ 12-7 advantage in this series has been trimmed by Duke’s three-game winning streak that includes a 19-6 shellacking in an NCAA tournament first-round game last season.
Since the Democrats suffered an electoral shellacking in 2016, the party has been retooling its economic message to expand its base.
In the three most recent midterm shellackings delivered to the party of the president in the White House – 2010, 2006, 1994 – the opposition dialed in on a particular issue and stayed hard on it.
Perez started the early shellacking with a first-inning grand slam, giving the Royals an early lead that pitcher Ian Kennedy eventually blew.
The Eagles were 9-1 and coming off a shellacking of the Cowboys.
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SHELLACKING Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of shellacking for English Language Learners
: a very bad defeat
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