Definitions for licking
This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word licking.
an unsuccessful ending to a struggle or contest
"it was a narrow defeat"; "the army's only defeat"; "they suffered a convincing licking"
beating, thrashing, licking, drubbing, lacing, trouncing, whackingnoun
the act of inflicting corporal punishment with repeated blows
A severe beating.
A great loss or defeat.
Our football team took a licking last night.
Licking is the action of passing the tongue over a surface, typically either to deposit saliva onto the surface, or to collect liquid, food or minerals onto the tongue for ingestion, or to communicate with other animals. Many animals both groom themselves and eat or drink by licking.
Licking is the act of passing the tongue over a surface, typically to taste, moisten, or clean it. This action is commonly done by humans and animals.
a lapping with the tongue
a flogging or castigation
Licking is the action of passing the tongue over a surface, typically either to deposit saliva onto the surface, or to collect liquid onto the tongue for ingestion, or to provide pleasure. Many animals both groom themselves and drink by licking.
Surnames Frequency by Census Records
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Licking is ranked #108734 in terms of the most common surnames in America.
The Licking surname appeared 163 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Licking.
99.9% or 163 total occurrences were White.
The numerical value of licking in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of licking in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
The open secret to fast growing and becoming the functional head in the private company is to do the boot-licking of the boss.
My father feels terrible that the dogs are probably going to be put to sleep, the pit bull is not an inherently evil dog. But ... these pit bulls might have been trained as guard or attack dogs. He remembers the dogs licking his blood off the ground. They wanted to finish the job. That's very disturbing to him.
When iridoid cocktails were applied on the bottom of dishes that were then covered by a punctured plastic cover, cats still exhibited licking and chewing even though they couldn't contact the chemicals directly, this means that licking and chewing is an instinctive behavior elicited by olfactory stimulation of iridoids.
Stop working hard, start licking the boots of bosses. It is a way of rising through the posts in the private company.
I came to and remember seeing this big man crouched over me. It was Bill Cosby, and Bill Cosby was at my feet, kind of licking and kissing them and I think Bill Cosby bit my toe as that’s what woke me up.
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