Meaning of battering in English:


Pronunciation /ˈbatərɪŋ/

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mass noun
  • 1The action of striking repeatedly with hard blows.

    ‘the south of England will take the heaviest battering’
    • ‘a southerly gale gave the ship another battering’
    1. 1.1The action of subjecting one's spouse, partner, or child to repeated violence.
      • ‘outrage at wife battering and child abuse’
    2. 1.2count noun A severe criticism, reprimand, or defeat.
      ‘worldwide stock markets have taken a battering’
      • ‘the film took a battering from critics’