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
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.
After a 98-80 shellacking of the Cavs in Game 1, Indiana will look to replicate their effort in front of a home crowd that is sure to be rocking.
They were needed simply to get through a 16-0 shellacking at the hands of the Minnesota Twins, who became the first team in history to homer in each of the first seven innings of a game.
This is not your older sibling's Sporting Kansas City Sporting Kansas City started Week 8 with a 6-0 shellacking of the Vancouver Whitecaps Friday night.
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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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