Definition of Trounces

1. Verb. (third-person singular of trounce) ¹



¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Trounces

1. trounce [v] - See also: trounce

Lexicographical Neighbors of Trounces

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

Literary usage of Trounces

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1896)
"Nor does the author leave us entirely to deal with our own consciences in this respect; with the ardor of a true patriot he trounces us with justifiable ..."

2. Handy-book of Literary Curiosities by William Shepard Walsh (1892)
"... formerly known as " the excellently learned," places him across his paternal knee, and trounces him in the following fashion : "There is no feat of ..."

3. The Literature of Roguery by Frank Wadleigh Chandler (1907)
"Once, while cracking a crib, he cares for a strangling baby; and again he trounces the Frenchman who has insulted a slavey. The slavey is Alice, ..."

4. The Journal of Speculative Philosophy: Ed. by Wm. T. Harris edited by William Torrey Harris (1882)
"For the god also must show himself useful to this utilitarian spirit; and so the Chinaman trounces his gods when they fail to answer bis paper prayers, ..."

5. Macmillan's Magazine by David Masson, George Grove, John Morley, Mowbray Morris (1896)
"... with the ardour of a true patriot he trounces us with justifiable severity for both our political and historical neglect of 1 A HISTORY or NEWFOUNDLAND ..."

6. The Comic History of England by Gilbert Abbott À Beckett, John Leech (1864)
"As far as it is possible to collect the meaning of the epistle to which we have referred, it trounces the Duke of York in a style of truly female ..."

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