smackdown

[smak-doun]
noun Slang.
  1. a severe rebuke or criticism: his amazing smackdown of the protesters.
  2. a humbling defeat.
  3. a confrontation, contest, or fight, as between wrestlers or other competitors.

Origin of smackdown

First recorded in 1990–95; smack2 + down1
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smackdown

noun informal
  1. a wrestling bout
  2. any intensely fought contest
  3. a decisive blow
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