thrash around(redirected from thrashes around)
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To move or flail around restlessly, wildly, or violently. The poor kid is in such pain with his toothache that he's been thrashing around in bed all night. The fox thrashed around trying to get free from the trap.
to move about restlessly or violently. Settle down and stop thrashing around. Timmy thrashed around all night when he had the high fever.