verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
- the ability to effect a forceful impression; punch: That ad packs a wallop.
- a pleasurable thrill; kick: The joke gave them all a wallop.
Origin of wallop
Examples from the Web for walloped
When Santorum walloped Romney in the Louisiana primary, it was treated as an inside-the-paper story.Rick Santorum Faces Triple Wipeout in Wisconsin, Maryland, and D.C.|Howard Kurtz|April 2, 2012|DAILY BEAST
They may have saved his bacon in Ohio, where he walloped Santorum in this age bracket by 15 points.
Perry walloped her in the GOP primary, then went on to win a historic third term in the general election by a double-digit margin.
So she did, and the first time she got me alone she took me by the hair and walloped me good.Swatty|Ellis Parker Butler
Leaves us in the lurch for that miserable child, who ought to be walloped.Ruth Fielding in Moving Pictures|Alice Emerson
And after I've walloped you, you and science can march where you please.'The Pit Town Coronet, Volume III (of 3)|Charles James Wills
He ran the length of the house, striking right and left, till he walloped the life out of all that was in it, but the two.Myths and Folk Tales of Ireland|Jeremiah Curtin
But taking notice didnt do us much good, for she walloped us when our turn came.Left Half Harmon|Ralph Henry Barbour
British Dictionary definitions for walloped
verb -lops, -loping or -loped
Word Origin for wallop
Word Origin and History for walloped
late 14c., "to gallop," possibly from Old North French *waloper (13c.), probably from Frankish *walalaupan "to run well" (cf. Old High German wela "well" and Old Low Franconian loupon "to run, leap"). The meaning "to thrash" (1820) and the noun meaning "heavy blow" (1823) may be separate developments, of imitative origin. Related: Walloped; walloping.
Idioms and Phrases with walloped
see pack a punch (wallop).