Synonyms and Antonyms of tans
- Grandpa told us that when he was a kid, if he misbehaved at all, his father would tan his backside with a belt
bashes, bastes, bats, batters, beats, belabors, belts, bludgeons, buffets, bungs, drubs, fibs [British], hammers, laces, lambastes (or lambasts), lathers, licks, mangles, mauls, paddles, pelts, pommels, pounds, pummels, roughs, slates, slogs, threshes, thumps, tromps, whops (or whaps), whups, works over
- a time when children were routinely tanned for misbehavior
bashes, bastes, bats, batters, beats, belabors, belts, birches, bludgeons, buffets, bungs up, clubs, curries, does, drubs, fibs [British], flogs, hammers, hides, laces, lambastes (or lambasts), lashes, lathers, licks, mauls, messes (up), paddles, pelts, pommels, pounds, pummels, punches out, roughs (up), slates, slogs, switches, thrashes, threshes, thumps, tromps, wallops, whales, whips, whops (or whaps), whups, works over
assails, assaults, attacks, besets, boxes, busts, chops, clobbers, clouts, cracks, cudgels, cuffs, descends (on or upon), hits, jumps (on), knocks, lams, lays on, pastes, pounces (on or upon), punches, raids, rushes, slams, slaps, smacks, smashes, socks, spanks, storms, swats, swipes, thwacks, whacks, whams, whomps
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