very large of its kind; thumping: We caught four whopping trout.
extremely; exceedingly: a whopping big lie.
- Also whapping.
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How to use whopping in a sentence
It only weighs 10 pounds, but this cordless, hand-held electric blower still delivers a whopping 580 CFM at 145 MPH.
So supreme, in fact, that in a whopping 70 percent of the land where it’s legal to build housing, only single-family housing is allowed.
In 1946, President Harry Truman confronted an economic downturn and a whopping bill for the Second World War.In an ominous turn, U.S. debt is on track to soar past World War II levels | Jeff | August 24, 2020 | Fortune
Amazon, Microsoft, Alphabet, Apple, and Facebook now make up a whopping 20 percent of the stock market’s total value.Moore’s Law Lives: Intel Says Chips Will Pack 50 Times More Transistors | Jason Dorrier | August 23, 2020 | Singularity Hub
If he won those, too, he’d be up to a whopping 412 electoral votes.
British Dictionary definitions for whopping
informal uncommonly large
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