verb (used with object)
Words nearby bludgeon
Origin of bludgeon
OTHER WORDS FROM bludgeonbludg·eon·er, bludg·eon·eer [bluhj-uh-neer] /ˌblʌdʒ əˈnɪər/, noun
Examples from the Web for bludgeoning
And shooting someone takes a lot less time than stabbing or bludgeoning them.There's Little We Can Do to Prevent Another Massacre|Megan McArdle|December 17, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Romney can distance himself from the bludgeoning being done in his name.Mitt Romney and Newt Gingrich's Hypocrisy on Super PACs|Michael Waldman|December 21, 2011|DAILY BEAST
Forty years later, the movie has lost none of its bludgeoning power.
Whitman has used this sort of bludgeoning attack on news organizations before.
The most popular parlor game in Washington, D.C., these days is the bludgeoning of the McCain campaign.
Possibly they could steal away his consciousness by drugging or bludgeoning, but it would be racial suicide to attempt it.The Mightiest Man|Patrick Fahy
This was not a happy utterance, though it hardly merited Punch's bludgeoning.Mr. Punch's History of Modern England Vol. III of IV|Charles L. Graves
They staggered for a while, as if stunned by the bludgeoning of the disaster.Romain Rolland|Stefan Zweig
Under the bludgeoning of chanceMy head is bloody, but unbowed.Thoughts I Met on the Highway|Ralph Waldo Trine
You can see for yourself how well Rhea has withstood the bludgeoning of time.The Riddle of the Spinning Wheel|Mary E. Hanshew