Pronunciation: (bash'ing),[key] —n. 1. the act of beating, whipping, or thrashing: a series of unsolved bashings and robberies. 2. a decisive defeat: We gave the visiting team a good bashing. 3. (used in combination)
a. unprovoked physical assaults against members of a specified group: gay-bashing. b. verbal abuse, as of a group or a nation: feminist-bashing; China-bashing.