Definition of Trounced

1. Verb. (past of trounce) ¹



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Definition of Trounced

1. trounce [v] - See also: trounce

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Trounced

troublousnesses
trough
trough-shell
trough-shells
troughed
troughing
troughlike
troughs
troul
troule
trouled
troules
trouling
trouls
trounce
trounced (current term)
trouncer
trouncers
trounces
trouncing
troupe
trouped
trouper
troupers
troupes
troupial
troupials
trouping
trous-de-loup
trouse

Literary usage of Trounced

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1. The Comic History of the United States: From a Period Prior to the Discovery by John D. Sherwood (1870)
"... Savannah trounced. — Horse-Neck and Putnam's Home-Stretch down it. — Count d'Estaing's Yachting. — Spain hankers for Gibraltar. ..."

2. Passages from the Diary of Christopher Marshall, Kept in Philadelphia and by Christopher Marshall (1849)
"... And death and deviltry denounced And told you how you'd soon be trounced? I see to join our conquering side Heaven earth and hell at once ally'd. ..."

3. The Windsor Magazine: An Illustrated Monthly for Men and Women (1905)
"Treacle always gets trounced. It'll be a lot better for me than giving me ... And had not even her husband said: " trounced them," as if he thoroughly ..."

4. The English Illustrated Magazine (1904)
"But, later, when I recovered the feeling:; of noblesse, 'twas plain th.it the same Petruchio was a mad-cap ruffian, who should have been soundly trounced as ..."

5. The Speaker's Garland: Comprising 100 Choice Selections by Phineas Garrett (1892)
"As the parents of the pupils never interfered when teachers trounced the pupils, neither did they interfere when the pupils trounced the teacher, ..."

6. The Irish Jurist (1853)
"not very friendly to the Irish church, declared his indifference to the general amount of the proposed taxation, provided " the parsons were trounced," and ..."

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