This page is about the slang term lick


to defeat, to beat an opposing player or team

For example

  • We knew our team could lick the opposition and win the championship, and they did!

  • The Democrats are confident they can lick the Republicans in this year's election.

Quick Quiz

In the final match of the basketball season, the Bulls licked the Rams. The Bulls were

a. very happy

b. really disappointed

c. very hungry

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Contributor: Matt Errey