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thumping

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adjective thump·ing \ˈthəm-piŋ\

Definition of thumping

  1. :  impressively large, great, or excellent a thumping majority

thumpingly

adverb

Examples of thumping in a Sentence

  1. He told a thumping lie.

Origin and Etymology of thumping

thumping, present participle of 1thump


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thumping

adverb thump·ing

Definition of thumping

  1. :  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


THUMPING Defined for English Language Learners

thumping

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adjective

Definition of thumping for English Language Learners

  • : very large, great, etc.



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