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

First Known Use of walloping

1823, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of walloping was in 1823

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