Meaning of PASTING in English

PASTING

transcription, транскрипция: [ peɪstɪŋ ]

1.

If something or someone takes a pasting , they are severely criticized. ( mainly BRIT INFORMAL )

The people who run Lloyd’s of London took a pasting yesterday.

...the critical pasting that the film received.

N-SING

2.

If a sports team or political party is given a pasting , they are heavily defeated. ( mainly BRIT INFORMAL )

= thrashing

N-SING

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