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thumping

[ thuhm-ping ]
/ ˈθʌm pɪŋ /
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adjective
of, like, or pertaining to a thump.
strikingly great, immense, exceptional, or impressive; resounding: a thumping victory at the polls.
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Origin of thumping

First recorded in 1570–80; thump + -ing2

OTHER WORDS FROM thumping

thump·ing·ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for thumping

thumping
/ (ˈθʌmpɪŋ) /

adjective
(prenominal) slang huge or excessivea thumping loss

Derived forms of thumping

thumpingly, adverb
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