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
Recent Examples of shellacking from the Web
Besides that, Bush's New Hampshire shellacking forced his reeling strategists to retool their message.
The Hawks are flying high after a 6-0 shellacking of Winchester.
One of the key questions of this 2018 season is if Democrats — in the Senate and gubernatorial contests — can get their groove back in Ohio after their shellacking there in 2016.
But with Republicans fearful of a shellacking in fall's midterm elections, vulnerable House incumbents are growing concerned that their party's positioning carries unpredictable risks.
Ah, but that one defeat was a doozy for the Swiss great: a straight-set shellacking in the semifinals of the 2014 U.S. Open, which Cilic went on to win.
The bad: Its opponent, Iowa State (11-7, 2-5), is coming off a confidence-boosting shellacking of the Red Raiders.
After taking a shellacking from Beaumont West Brook last week, the Trojans were looking at back-to-back road trips, including one to La Porte.
Saturday's shellacking of the Cherries have left the Cityzens with a tally of 60 goals this season, having scored 41 during the second half of last season.
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Definition of shellacking for English Language Learners
: a very bad defeat
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