slang a thrashing; heavy defeat
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How to use pasting in a sentence
Almost every two-term president gets a pasting in the midterms, but Obama now faces lame-duck issues on an historic scale.
He spent eight years cutting and pasting bakeries in different locations for [French bakery] Fauchon.
Glass vessels or sheets are prepared for carving by pasting paper cut into figures on their surfaces.Outlines of the Earth's History | Nathaniel Southgate Shaler
If you do not want it, please return it flat by pasting the enclosed stamped and addressed envelope on the enclosing envelope.The Supplies for the Confederate Army | Caleb Huse
After pasting, it is a good plan to lay clean paper between the leaves until the paste is dry.Harper's Young People, November 30, 1880 | Various
pasting on the labels, Adelaide then stored the jelly away in the preserve closet.A Little Preserving Book for a Little Girl | Amy Waterman
The pasting is done so neatly that not one person in a hundred, or even a thousand, unless an expert, would notice the difference.Disputed Handwriting | Jerome B. Lavay