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Tubthumping is going out and singing and having drinks after protesting.

Song by chumbawamba:
I get knocked down, but I get up again...
Tubthumping was something the Irish did when they were revolting against England. The word was made popular recently by the Anarchist band Chumbawamba, with their song by that title.
by James February 19, 2005
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He drinks a whisky drink
He drinks a vodka drink
He drinks a lager drink
He drinks a cider drink

Song by Chumbawamba, which makes you feel like pissing the night away and singing when your winning...
I get knocked down, but I get up again
You're never going to keep me down!
by piss head August 12, 2004
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Exhibiting extreme tenacity beyond one's normal stamina. Taken from the song "Tubthumping" by Chumbawamba.
The boxer was tubthumping by the third round, and ended up beating his less-tenacious opponent.
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when one consistently gets knocked down, but back up again in a metaphorical manner.
It was a hard day at work, and I have been tubthumping the whole time.
by actingfreakk November 28, 2010
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A rascal of a man who runs down the street banging his penis on dustbin lids.
Have you heard the one about Tub Thumping?
No! well he hasn't been down your way yet.
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Tub Thumping describes the rage felt by a Fatty when they can't remove a icecream lid from the tub, and are reduced to punching the shit out of the tub and eating the ice cream with their bare hands
would'nt talk to her mate, she's havin a right ol tubthump

look at that fat shit tubthumping away
by eggy strudle October 08, 2008
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