larrup
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /ˈlæɹəp/
Verb

larrup (larrups, present participle larruping; past and past participle larruped)

  1. to beat or thrash
    • 1922, James Joyce, Ulysses
      ZOE-FANNY: I let him larrup it into me for the fun of it.
    • 1938, Graham Greene, Brighton Rock
      ‘A kid like that oughtn’t to be mixed up with things,’ Ida said. ‘If he was mine I’d just larrup it out of him.’
Noun

larrup

  1. (countable) A blow or smack.
  2. (uncountable) backchat or rudeness
    Oi, less of your larrup!
Synonyms


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