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Definition of shellack


  • taking a beating, or losing a game badly by a large score.
    The team from everywhere took a real shellacking.

    Last edited on Nov 30 2004. Submitted by Ray on Nov 30 2004.

  • to get defeated or beat in competition
    We took a real shellacking last night.

    Last edited on Aug 07 2006. Submitted by John C. from Kansas City, MO, USA on Aug 07 2006.

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