And given her thrashing in 2008, Lauer asked, should the GOP nominee pick a more seasoned running mate than she?
She would find him thrashing from nightmares or hiding under his bed.
At times she looks demonic—screaming and thrashing like an overacted Lady Macbeth.
They beat up several journalists, though two particularly intrepid ones escaped the thrashing by feigning death.
But despite MacKenzie's thrashing, it's been well-reviewed by critics and other Amazon commenters.
I have given him a thrashing and now I feel jolly, and as to the result, let come what will.'
The thrashing machine was humming, and the driver was shouting.
This one retorted on the rustic for his thrashing by kicks which might have uprooted an oak.
Then he sailed in and gave the scoundrel what he had promised—the thrashing of his life.
We swung up from our seats and slewed half round to get every pound we could out of the thrashing oars.
1580s, "to separate grains from wheat, etc., by beating," dialectal variant of threshen (see thresh). Sense of "beat (someone) with (or as if with) a flail" is first recorded c.1600. Meaning "to make wild movements like those of a flail or whip" is attested from 1846. Related: Thrashed; thrashing. Type of fast heavy metal music first called by this name 1982.
A thorough or sound defeat: thrashing by their rival (1815+)