Dictionary.com
QUIZ
WILL YOU SAIL OR STUMBLE ON THESE GRAMMAR QUESTIONS?
Smoothly step over to these common grammar mistakes that trip many people up. Good luck!
Question 1 of 7
Fill in the blank: I can’t figure out _____ gave me this gift.

Origin of thrash

before 900; Middle English thrasshen, variant of thresshen to thresh

synonym study for thrash

1. See beat.

OTHER WORDS FROM thrash

un·thrashed, adjectivewell-thrashed, adjective

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH thrash

thrash , thresh
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2022

How to use thrash in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for thrash

thrash
/ (θræʃ) /

verb
noun
the act of thrashing; blow; beating
informal a party or similar social gathering
See also thrash out

Word Origin for thrash

Old English threscan; related to Old High German dreskan, Old Norse thriskja
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
FEEDBACK