[ lar-uh-ping ]

adverbChiefly Western U.S.
  1. very; exceedingly: That was a larruping good meal.

Origin of larruping

An Americanism dating back to 1900–05; larrup + -ing2

Words Nearby larruping Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

How to use larruping in a sentence

  • Blame my buttons, if I don't always hate to pronounce that larruping long name Blennerhassett!

    A Dream of Empire | William Henry Venable
  • His wits have never come right, and a deal, a deal of larruping it will take to make 'em grow.

    A Book of Ghosts | Sabine Baring-Gould
  • The girl seemed so slight and yet so masterful on these great larruping thoroughbreds she always rode!

    Boy Woodburn | Alfred Ollivant
  • I gave him a glass of my choicest rum, when all he deserved was a larruping.

    The Maid of Sker | Richard Doddridge Blackmore
  • She had to go larruping off by herself on Bill's horse Jake, and she hasn't come back yet.

    Skyrider | B. M. Bower