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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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.
You hate to get shellacked like that, but life goes on,'' said Wheeler, who believes his team will rebound to do well this season.
This time he was only booed (and cheered when he was pulled from the game) as the Padres shellacked him to end a disastrous 30 days.
All day, second- and third-graders sanded ram's horns, shellacked them and then blew them, said Luisa Latham, director of elementary Judaica instruction at the Northridge school.
It was shellacked and enshrined on the counter, garnering worldwide publicity.