- vt.使大败; 痛打; 呵斥; 责骂;
- 第三人称单数: trounces;
- 过去式: trounced;
- 过去分词: trounced;
- 现在分词: trouncing;
1. beat severely with a whip or rod;
"The teacher often flogged the students"
"The children were severely trounced"
2. come out better in a competition, race, or conflict;
"Agassi beat Becker in the tennis championship"
"We beat the competition"
"Harvard defeated Yale in the last football game"
3. censure severely or angrily;
"The mother scolded the child for entering a stranger's car"
"The deputy ragged the Prime Minister"
"The customer dressed down the waiter for bringing cold soup"