What is another word for dusted someone's britches?

Pronunciation: [dˈʌstɪd sˈʌmwɒnz bɹˈɪt͡ʃɪz] (IPA)

"Dusted someone's britches" is an idiom commonly known to mean to punish or defeat someone, especially in a physical manner. There are various synonyms that can be used to express the same idea, such as "knocked someone down a peg", "put someone in their place", "overpowered someone", "trounced someone", "whipped someone", "thrashed someone", and "thoroughly beat someone". These phrases highlight the concept of someone being humiliated, embarrassed, or physically dominated by someone else. While the use of this idiom may be informal or even outdated, there are plenty of other expressions and phrases that can express the same sentiment in different settings and contexts.

What are the hypernyms for Dusted someone's britches?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.
  • Other hypernyms:

    discipline, Correct a behavior, Instruct somebody, Take corrective action, administer punishment.

What are the antonyms for Dusted someone's britches?

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