shellacking Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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shellackingnoun [C usually singular]

uk   us   /ʃəˈlæk.ɪŋ/ /ˈʃel.æk-/ US informal
a ​completedefeat: The Dodgers took a shellacking (= were ​defeated by many ​points).
(Definition of shellacking from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “shellacking”
in Chinese (Simplified) 揍, 彻底的失败…
in Chinese (Traditional) 揍打, 徹底的失敗…
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