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.
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Origin of wallop
OTHER WORDS FROM wallopwal·lop·er, nounoutwallop, verb (used with object)
How to use wallop in a sentence
So instead of taking those expenses gradually as credits actually go delinquent, banks now must take the entire wallop upfront.Bank of America just ended a weak quarter—but there were 3 little-noticed bright spots|Shawn Tully|October 18, 2020|Fortune
In both of those states, Obama was getting walloped by Mitt Romney—by 14 and 20 points, respectively.Democrats’ Best Weapon for Midterms: Fear of a Red Senate|Michael Tomasky|February 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Still, Romney led with his chin, and the president walloped him.
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.
There, the Texas congressman was absolutely walloped by Mitt Romney by 44 points.Super Tuesday Surprises: Catholics for Romney, Women for Santorum, and More|Ben Jacobs|March 7, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Ef Id had your peak I wouldnt of walloped pots in a galley all my natural.Cursed|George Allan England
Anyhow, they've got to knuckle down by six o'clock to-night or they'll be jolly well walloped.In Brief Authority|F. Anstey
Once, whin the sea walloped over our little craft, he grinned across at me.
Jimmy thought maybe Smokey needed a little Christian Science and walloped him as an experiment.
And because the other newsboys tried to, Jimmy walloped the whole lot of them all over again.
British Dictionary definitions for wallop
verb -lops, -loping or -loped
Word Origin for wallop
Idioms and Phrases with wallop
see pack a punch (wallop).