Definition of thumping
- a thumping majority
He told a thumping lie.
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That was a thumping great story she told.
We had a thumping good time.
achingly, almighty, archly, awful, awfully, badly, beastly, blisteringly, bone, colossally, dang, deadly, desperately, eminently, enormously, especially, ever, exceedingly (also exceeding), extra, extremely, fabulously, fantastically, far, fiercely, filthy, frightfully, full, greatly, heavily, highly, hugely, immensely, incredibly, intensely, jolly, majorly, mightily, mighty, mortally, most, much, particularly, passing, real, really, right, roaring, seriously, severely, so, sore, sorely, spanking, specially, such, super, supremely, surpassingly, terribly, that, too, uncommonly, vastly, very, vitally, way, whacking, wicked, wildly;
a lot, as all get-out, good and;
: very large, great, etc.
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to emit the high shrill tone of bagpipes
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