follow Dictionary.com

8 Wintry Words to Defrost Your Vocabulary

clean up on someone

Slang definitions & phrases for clean up on someone

clean up on someone

verb phrase

To defeat someone decisively; trounce; thrash; CLEAN someone's CLOCK: We really cleaned up on them in the second half (1860s+)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Word Value for clean

7
10
Scrabble Words With Friends