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1spanking

adjective spank·ing \ˈspaŋ-kiŋ\

Definition of SPANKING

1
:  remarkable of its kind
2
:  being fresh and strong :  brisk

Examples of SPANKING

  1. <a spanking and speedy little horse>

Origin of SPANKING

origin unknown
First Known Use: circa 1666

2spanking

adverb

Definition of SPANKING

:  very <a spanking clean floor> <spanking new>

Examples of SPANKING

  1. He keeps his apartment spanking clean.
  2. <the bathroom tiles were spanking white when she finished cleaning them>

First Known Use of SPANKING

1787
SPANKING Defined for Kids

1spanking

adjective spank·ing \ˈspaŋ-kiŋ\

Definition of SPANKING for Kids

:  fresh and strong or lively <a spanking stallion>

2spanking

adverb

Definition of SPANKING for Kids

:  1very 1 <a spanking new toy>

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