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walloping

[ wol-uh-ping ]
/ ˈwɒl ə pɪŋ /
Informal.
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noun
a sound beating or thrashing.
a thorough defeat.
adjective
impressively big or good; whopping.
adverb
extremely; immensely: We ran up a walloping big bill.
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Origin of walloping

A Middle English word dating back to 1350–1400; see origin at wallop, -ing1, -ing2
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British Dictionary definitions for walloping

walloping
/ (ˈwɒləpɪŋ) informal /

noun
a thrashing
adjective
(intensifier)a walloping drop in sales
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