thumping

7 ENTRIES FOUND:

1thump·ing

adjective \ˈthəm-piŋ\

: very large, great, etc.

Full Definition of THUMPING

:  impressively large, great, or excellent <a thumping majority>
thump·ing·ly adverb

Examples of THUMPING

  1. He told a thumping lie.

Origin of THUMPING

thumping, present participle of 1thump
First Known Use: 1576

2thumping

adverb

Definition of THUMPING

:  very, extremely <a thumping good time>

Examples of THUMPING

  1. That was a thumping great story she told.
  2. We had a thumping good time.

First Known Use of THUMPING

1835

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