smacking

[ smak-ing ]
/ ˈsmæk ɪŋ /

adjective

smart, brisk, or strong, as a breeze.
Chiefly British Slang. smashing.

Origin of smacking

First recorded in 1585–95; smack2 + -ing2

OTHER WORDS FROM smacking

smack·ing·ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for smacking

smacking
/ (ˈsmækɪŋ) /

adjective

brisk; livelya smacking breeze
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