Definition for drubbing (2 of 2)
verb (used with object), drubbed, drub·bing.
Origin of drub
Related formsdrub·ber, nounun·drubbed, adjective
Examples from the Web for drubbing
Her Food Network-colleague Guy Fieri opened a new restaurant and Times Square and received a drubbing in The New York Times.
She took a drubbing, fielding accusations of self-aggrandizement from the financial press and fans alike.
The Republican senator took a drubbing in his own state from Democratic strategist Pat Caddell.Burn! Sen. Lindsey Graham, ‘Leader of the Surrender Caucus’|David Catanese|September 10, 2013|DAILY BEAST
After the drubbing I gave James Turrell's Guggenheim mess, it's a pleasure to have found a Light And Space work I can get behind.
And conversely, how will Obama recover from this creaming, this drubbing at the hands of a man he despises?Was That Obama’s Dud Double Who Lost the Debate to Romney?|Tunku Varadarajan|October 4, 2012|DAILY BEAST
And even they gone—still the self undimmed, undaunted, that took its drubbing like a man.'The Return|Walter de la Mare
Now and then a drubbing, but who pays any attention to such things!Luna Benamor|Vicente Blasco Ibez
I don't think they're that bad, sir; they were meaning a bit of a scare, and maybe a drubbing or the likes.
And the commandant allowed this drubbing to stand as a sort of instalment of punishment when the man was brought up for trial.
But, then, what is to become of history, and the drubbing of the French?