walloping

adjective
wal·​lop·​ing | \ ˈwä-lə-piŋ How to pronounce walloping (audio) \

Definition of walloping

2 : exceptionally fine or impressive : smashing

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Examples of walloping in a Sentence

he needed help to mount such a walloping horse
Recent Examples on the Web Three-time runner-up France has been on a downward slope after years of mediocrity, punctuated by a home loss to Fiji, a walloping 44-8 defeat away to England and one top-three finish in the Six Nations since losing the World Cup final in 2011. San Diego Union-Tribune, "Ntamack, Alldritt set for France’s World Cup opener vs Pumas," 18 Sep. 2019

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First Known Use of walloping

1823, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Walloping.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/walloping. Accessed 13 Jul. 2020.

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