What does torch mean?

To beat someone in competition

Torch is a slang word that means to beat an opponent in a humiliating way. It could occur in any kind of competition, such as a basketball game, video games, surfing, fencing, race, etc.

When you torch somebody you go beyond just beating him, you set him on fire and burn him to a crisp. That's what the torch term is meant to convey, totally destroying another competitor.


You see me torch that guy?
What a noob

Shooter McGavin torching the competition

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Updated June 15, 2018

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