the rout was on

Definition of the rout was on

  1. —used to say that a game or contest becomes one in which the winner easily defeats the loser by a large amount After they scored their fourth goal, the rout was on.

Word by Word Definitions

routplay
  1. :  a crowd of people

    :  rabble

    :  disturbance

  1. :  to low loudly :  bellow

  1. :  to poke around with the snout :  root

    :  to search haphazardly

    :  to dig up with the snout

  1. :  a state of wild confusion or disorderly retreat

    :  a disastrous defeat :  debacle

    :  a precipitate flight

  1. :  to disorganize completely :  demoralize

    :  to put to precipitate flight

    :  to defeat decisively or disastrously


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