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Browsing page 5 of words meaning to win or lose (52 words total)

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rape

  • to abuse or damage, usu. to the point of uselessness or maximum damage.
    I raped my credit card at the mall.
    That car cut in so close it almost raped me.

    Last edited on Oct 08 1998. Submitted by Philip T. from Chicago, IL, USA on Oct 08 1998.

verb - transitive

  • to defeat greatly - figuratively or literally.
    I am going to rape you at basketball.
    Man, I totally got raped on that math test.
    Your team got raped in the football game.
    Greg raped me at soccer today.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 

    Citation from "Chapter 12", Eastbound & Down (TV), Season 2 Episode 6 (2010) blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on Jan 12 2012. Submitted by Graham W. from Ontario, Canada on Feb 02 2000.

  • to take advantage of, for example financially.
                                                                                                                                              

    Citation from Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room (2005 film) blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on Nov 10 2015. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Nov 10 2015.

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school

verb

  • to strongly defeat during a competitive activity. Etymology: someone that was "schooled" has been "taken to school." That is, taught how to do something. And then they are badly beaten in the process.
    Man, we schooled that team!
    I got schooled playing tennis today.

    Last edited on Jun 12 2013. Submitted by Mike K. from Temple City, CA, USA on Nov 04 1997.

verb - transitive

  • to be shown up badly during a competitive activity that requires some skill (tennis, darts, shooting pool, football, etc.) You have been "taken to school." You were taught how to do it, and got beaten badly in the process.
    I got schooled playing tennis today.

    Last edited on Jun 12 2013. Submitted by Mike K. from Temple City, CA, USA on Nov 04 1997.

  • to tell a person about; to try and teach or educate a person about.
    Don't try to school me on music - I know all about it.
    Does he know I'm studying to be a mathematician? He was trying to school me on math yesterday.

    Last edited on May 11 2013. Submitted by Amanda F. from Dayton, OH, USA on Dec 30 1999.

  • to win at something by a large margin.
    Man, I really schooled your ass in paintball yesterday!

    Last edited on Jun 12 2013. Submitted by Derrick P. from Edmonton, AB, Canada on Dec 16 2001.

  • to defeat someone by a large margin.
    I schooled you, man!

    Last edited on Jun 12 2013. Submitted by Gordon M. from Vashon, WA, USA on Feb 24 2003.

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screw the pooch

verb

  • to make an irreparable (possibly tragic) mistake. Originated in the US Air Force.
    Well, Jim, we lost the account. Looks like you really screwed the pooch on this one.
    Obama really screwed the pooch with his debate performance.
                                                                            

    Citation from "Pilot", Eureka (TV), Season 1 Episode 1 blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.
                                                   

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 

    Citation from "School Lies", American Dad (TV), Season 6 Episode 14 (2011) blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on Oct 10 2012. Submitted by kim c. from Janesville, IL 62435, USA on Feb 18 1999.

  • to fail completely. Originated in the US Air Force.
    Q: How did you do on the exam?

    A: I totally screwed the pooch.
    Oh man! You just screwed the pooch!

    Last edited on Apr 19 2013. Submitted by Steve O. from Austin, TX, USA on Jan 17 2003.

  • to waste time; "mess around".
    Quit screwing the pooch and come help me.

    Last edited on Jan 04 2011. Submitted by Andrew G. from Spokane, WA, USA on Jul 19 2003.

  • to die.
    I heard from Fred that old Barney screwed the pooch.
    • See more words with the same meaning: to die.

    Last edited on Mar 08 2010. Submitted by Kenn C. from Emmaus, PA, USA on Jan 18 2006.

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whipping

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