Her Food Network-colleague Guy Fieri opened a new restaurant and Times Square and received a drubbing in The New York Times.
But it's because he declared war on his base while doing so that he'll still face a drubbing this fall.
The Republican senator took a drubbing in his own state from Democratic strategist Pat Caddell.
1630s (in an Oriental travel narrative), probably from Arabic darb "a beating," from daraba "he beat up" (see discussion in OED). Related: Drubbed; Drubbing.
Beating or total defeat: drubbing by the rival team (1760s+)