whacking

adjective
whack·​ing | \ ˈ(h)wa-kiŋ How to pronounce whacking (audio) \

Definition of whacking

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: very large : whopping

whacking

adverb

Definition of whacking (Entry 2 of 2)

: very a whacking good story

Synonyms & Antonyms for whacking

Synonyms: Adjective

Synonyms: Adverb

Antonyms: Adjective

Antonyms: Adverb

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Examples of whacking in a Sentence

Adjective harvested a whacking number of zucchini from the garden Adverb the clown wore a whacking big pair of shoes

First Known Use of whacking

Adjective

1806, in the meaning defined above

Adverb

1853, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of whacking was in 1806

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“Whacking.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/whacking. Accessed 28 May. 2022.

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