Shellacking – meaning of the word and examples

A decisive defeat: Drubbing. (Merriam – Webster)

A complete defeat. (Cambridge Dictionary)

A complete defeat; a sound beating. (Collins Dictionary)

An utter defeat: (

A sound thrashing: (


How Republicans set themselves up for a 2010-like shellacking.

Gold Sees Short-Covering Bounce After Friday’s Shellacking.

Josh Donaldson ruins everything in 14-6 shellacking of the Royals.


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