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Drub   /drəb/   Listen

(past & past part. drubbed; pres. part. drubbing)
Beat thoroughly and conclusively in a competition or fight.  Synonyms: bat, clobber, cream, lick, thrash.

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"Drub" Quotes from Famous Books

... the French, who were ten times better soldiers than the Americans were, and had fifty times better generals than we had, and you beat them. There was the difference. Never think meanly of the people with whom you are fighting. Believe that you will drub them in the end—that's all right; but only fancy you can do so with a great deal of trouble and hard fighting, and always believe that they are about to play you some trick or other. That's my philosophy about fighting. I'd advise you to take up ...
— The Three Midshipmen • W.H.G. Kingston

Words linked to "Drub" :   drubbing, lam, thresh, shell, trounce, beat, bat, flail, crush, vanquish, beat out

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