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

Definition of walloping

2 : exceptionally fine or impressive : smashing

Examples of walloping in a Sentence

he needed help to mount such a walloping horse
Recent Examples on the Web New York opened legalized online sports betting in January and a record $5.28 billion was bet in the first three months of business, generating a walloping $167.392 million in state taxes. Lance Pugmire, USA TODAY, 4 May 2022 Los Angeles — Even after two men were found dead in his California apartment, Ed Buck did not stop injecting gay men with walloping doses of methamphetamine. CBS News, 14 Apr. 2022 The result is a gathering of compact objects that pack a walloping collective punch. San Diego Union-Tribune, 26 Mar. 2022 RuPaul's Drag Race winner Aquaria teased the budding artist's walloping take on one of Chromatica's unsung deep cuts during a recent DJ set, showing off the TikTok-viral artist's bold re-molding of the mid-tempo gem into a hard-hitting slapper. Joey Nolfi, EW.com, 3 Sep. 2021 Perhaps chief among Henderson’s hurts: a walloping sense of abandonment. Washington Post, 10 June 2021 However, Kong is more comfortable on land, faster and more agile, can use his strong legs to jump, and possesses much stronger arms than Godzilla – Kong probably packs a walloping punch. Kiersten Formoso, The Conversation, 29 Mar. 2021 Seconds later things settled down-as a walloping positive G-force set in. James Joseph, Popular Mechanics, 31 Dec. 2020 Covington’s parking meters are doing a walloping business and Mayor Ernest Cooper and members of the city council took due notice of the fact at Tuesday night’s regular meeting. NOLA.com, 17 Nov. 2020 See More

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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 12 Aug. 2022.

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