1. [early 17C; 19C+] to thrash, to beat up, to hit hard.
2. [1960s+] (US) to defeat.
3. [1970s+] to kill, to murder.
4. [1980s+] (US campus) to humiliate, to insult.
1. [1930s+] to finish off.
2. [1930s+] (US) to beat up.
3. [1930s+] to kill.
4. (US Und.) to trick, to deceive.
5. [1940s+] (US, also give someone the dust off) to reject, to snub.
[late 17C–1910s] to thrash, to beat someone up.
see wipe the floor (with) v.
[late 19C–1900s] to beat up thoroughly, to defeat comprehensively.