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Meaning of LICKING

Pronunciation:  'liking

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  an unsuccessful ending

LICKING is a 7 letter word that starts with L.


 Synonyms: defeat
 Antonyms: triumph, victory
 See Also: conclusion, debacle, drubbing, ending, finish, rout, slaughter, thrashing, trouncing, walloping, Waterloo, whipping



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Lick"ing\, n.
1. A lapping with the tongue.

2. A flogging or castigation. [Colloq. or Low]

Thesaurus Terms
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