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Synonyms of threshing

Noun


1. threshing, separation

usage: the separation of grain or seeds from the husks and straw; "they used to do the threshing by hand but now there are machines to do it"

Verb


1. convulse, thresh, thresh about, thrash, thrash about, slash, toss, jactitate, shake, agitate

usage: move or stir about violently; "The feverish patient thrashed around in his bed"

2. flail, thresh, beat, flap

usage: move like a flail; thresh about; "Her arms were flailing"

3. thrash, thresh, beat

usage: beat the seeds out of a grain

4. thrash, thresh, lam, flail, beat, beat up, work over

usage: give a thrashing to; beat hard

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