Definition of shellacking
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How to use shellacking in a sentence
Hardly a shellacking, but it is an example of the way Arizona is trending after years of GOP dominance.Arizona Republicans’ response to losses in November: Dig in on Trumpism.|Eugene Scott|February 2, 2021|Washington Post
The result was a thorough shellacking of the Democratic party from top to bottom.
In 2010, when Democrats lost the House, Obama called it a “shellacking.”In Press Conference, Obama Turns Conciliatory—Mostly|Eleanor Clift|November 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
For Paul, the shellacking is even worse, with Clinton beating him by 11 points overall and by 28 points with the kids.
Many politicians who had taken a shellacking would retreat to their home base and start rebuilding a career.Mitt Romney’s Fast Fade After Losing the 2012 Presidential Race|Lauren Ashburn|November 8, 2012|DAILY BEAST
After 2010 shellacking, Democrats belatedly embrace super PACs.Democrats Belatedly Find the Benefits of Citizens United|Ben Jacobs|March 14, 2012|DAILY BEAST
By repeated oiling and shellacking one produces a French polish that is very durable and elastic.Hunting with the Bow and Arrow|Saxton Pope
On no account finally connect up the battery to a circuit when shellacking the wire.Electric Gas Lighting|Norman H. Schneider
Some days should be allowed for the water to evaporate before shellacking.Woodworking for Beginners|Charles Gardner Wheeler
Shellacking of covers has been advocated by some librarians, but it is doubtful if it pays.Library Bookbinding|Arthur Low Bailey
British Dictionary definitions for shellacking
Other Idioms and Phrases with shellacking
see take a shellacking.