Definitions for drubdrʌb

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. cream, bat, clobber, drub, thrash, lick(verb)

    beat thoroughly and conclusively in a competition or fight

    "We licked the other team on Sunday!"


  1. drub(Verb)

    to beat (someone or something) with a stick

  2. drub(Verb)

    to forcefully teach something

  3. drub(Verb)

    to defeat someone soundly; to annihilate or crush

  4. drub(Verb)

    to criticize harshly; to excoriate

  5. Origin: 1625, originally a dialectal word (Kent) , variant of , from drepen (preterit ) from drepan, from drepanan, from dhrebh-. Akin to drop, treffan, drepa. Compare also dub. More at drape.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Drub(verb)

    to beat with a stick; to thrash; to cudgel

  2. Drub(noun)

    a blow with a cudgel; a thump

  3. Origin: [Cf. Prov. E. drab to beat, Icel. & Sw. drabba to hit, beat, Dan. drbe to slay, and perh. OE. drepen to strike, kill, AS. drepan to strike, G. & D. freffen to hit, touch, Icel. drepa to strike, kill.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Drub

    drub, v.t. to beat or thrash:—pr.p. drub′bing; pa.p. drubbed.—n. Drub′bing, a cudgelling. [Murray suggests Ar. daraba, to beat, bastinado, darb, a beating.]

Anagrams for drub »

  1. BrdU, burd

  2. BrdU

  3. Burd


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of drub in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of drub in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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