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thumping

adjective thump·ing \ ˈthəm-piŋ \
|Updated on: 7 Jun 2018

Definition of thumping

: impressively large, great, or excellent
  • a thumping majority

thumpingly

adverb

Examples of thumping in a Sentence

  1. He told a thumping lie.

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Origin and Etymology of thumping

thumping, present participle of 1thump


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thumping

adverb

Definition of thumping

: very, extremely
  • a thumping good time

Examples of thumping in a Sentence

  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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Definition of thumping for English Language Learners

  • : very large, great, etc.



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