lick the stuffing out of

Also, lick the tar out of. See under beat the living daylights out of.


Nearby words

  1. lick into shape,
  2. lick observatory,
  3. lick one's chops,
  4. lick one's wounds,
  5. lick someone's boots,
  6. lick-alike,
  7. licker-in,
  8. lickerish,
  9. lickerishly,
  10. lickety-split

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