to a pulp

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Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of to a pulp

used to say that someone or something is very badly beaten, mashed, smashed, etc.
  • He threatened to beat them to a (bloody) pulp.

Word by Word Definitions

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  1. : the soft, succulent part of a fruit usually composed of mesocarp

  2. : stem pith when soft and spongy

  3. : a soft mass of vegetable matter (as of apples) from which most of the water has been extracted by pressure

  1. : to reduce to pulp

  2. : to cause to appear pulpy

  3. : to deprive of the pulp


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