Synonyms of licking in English:

licking


See definition of licking

noun

1‘Arsenal can take a licking as much as any other club’

SYNONYMS

defeat, loss, beating, trouncing, thrashing, drubbing

rout

hiding, pasting, caning, hammering, demolition, slaughter, massacre, annihilation

North American shellacking

ANTONYMS

victory

2‘when his father heard what he had done, Ray got the worst licking of his life’

SYNONYMS

thrashing, beating, flogging, whipping, slapping, spanking, thumping

walloping, hiding, tanning, pasting, hammering, clobbering, lathering, larruping, working-over

North American whaling