Definition for walloping (2 of 2)
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
Related formswal·lop·er, nounout·wal·lop, verb (used with object)
Examples from the Web for walloping
As Washington chewed over the Paul Ryan-Patty Murray budget deal, the Treasury Department announced a walloping drop in red ink.
And following that walloping success, QVC did it all again Wednesday night.
If you don't come to your senses, Mrs. Peckaby, you'll get a walloping, to bring you to 'em; and that's about it.Verner's Pride|Mrs. Henry Wood
He knew his destination, and had no need to trouble about the ungainly, walloping creature, who kicked him as he passed.The Pointing Man|Marjorie Douie
Is enough as good as a feast, if the former is enough of walloping and the latter is composed of pheasant and champagne?
You wouldn't say so if you had seen him walloping me with a hard leather strap.One Day More|Joseph Conrad
Night quiet and serene, but dead calm—a fine contrast to the pitching, rolling, and walloping of last night.Memoirs of the Life of Sir Walter Scott, Volume 4 (of 10)|John Gibson Lockhart.
British Dictionary definitions for walloping (1 of 2)
British Dictionary definitions for walloping (2 of 2)
verb -lops, -loping or -loped
Word Origin for wallop
Idioms and Phrases with walloping
see pack a punch (wallop).