shellacked


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shellacked

1. mod. beaten; outscored. They were shellacked, and they knew it.
2. mod. alcohol intoxicated; overcome by booze. Ernie was so shellacked he couldn’t see.
See also: shellac
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I watched my favorite pro basketball team last night, and they just got shellacked.
We got shellacked,'' said Valencia's Annie Kellogg.
The Democrats got shellacked, with no Republican incumbents losing reelection.
We got shellacked,'' Valencia coach Annie Kellogg said.
In the 1998 primary, Rogan shellacked Democratic challenger Barry Gordon, winning by a margin of 25 percent.
The Sun Devils are trying to figure out which of its teams will show up - the one that was shellacked by New Mexico State or the one that pulled out a one-point, last-second win over UCLA last week.