Synonyms of beating in English:

beating


See definition of beating

noun

1‘he received a near fatal beating’

SYNONYMS

battering, thrashing, thumping, pounding, pummelling, drubbing, slapping, smacking, hammering, hitting, striking, punching, knocking, thwacking, cuffing, buffeting, boxing, mauling, pelting, lambasting

assault, attack

flaying, whipping, lashing, cudgelling, clubbing, birching

corporal punishment, chastisement

informal beating-up, duffing-up, doing-over, belting, bashing, pasting, walloping, whacking, clobbering, slugging, tanning, biffing, bopping, hiding

2‘she could hear the beating of her heart’

SYNONYMS

pulsation, pulsating, pulse, pulsing, palpitating, throb, reverberation, reverberating

pumping, pounding, thumping, thudding, hammering, drumming

pitter-patter, pit-a-pat

3‘a 5–1 beating at the hands of their rivals’

SYNONYMS

defeat, loss, conquest, vanquishing, trouncing, routing, overthrow, downfall

informal licking, thrashing, clobbering