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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

drubdrʌb(v.; n.)drubbed, drub•bing

  1. (v.t.)to beat with a stick or the like; flog; thrash.

  2. to defeat decisively, as in a game or contest.

    Category: Sport

  3. to drive as if by flogging:

    Grammar was drubbed into our heads.

  4. (v.i.)to pound or drum.

  5. (n.)a blow with a stick or the like.

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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

Anagrams of drub

  1. BrdU, burd

  2. BrdU

  3. Burd


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