Skip to definition.
Get the FREE one-click dictionary software for Windows or the iPhone/iPad and Android apps


Adjective: licked  likt
  1. Having been got the better of
    "I'm pretty beat up but I don't feel licked yet"
Verb: lick  lik
  1. Beat thoroughly and conclusively in a competition or fight
    "We licked the other team on Sunday!";
    - cream, bat, clobber, drub, thrash, beat hollow, smoke [N. Amer], hammer, tromp [N. Amer], muller [Brit], trounce, whale [N. Amer], slaughter, wipe the floor
     
  2. Pass the tongue over
    "the dog licked her hand";
    - lap
     
  3. Find the solution to (a problem or question) or understand the meaning of
    "did you lick the problem?";
    - solve, work out, figure out, puzzle out, work, unriddle
     
  4. Take up with the tongue
    "the cub licked the milk from its mother's breast";
    - lap, lap up

See also: defeated

Type of: beat, beat out, crush, drink, imbibe, shell, stroke, trounce, understand, vanquish

Encyclopedia: Lick