whacking

adjective
whack·ing | \ˈhwa-kiŋ, ˈwa-\

Definition of whacking 

(Entry 1 of 2)

: very large : whopping

whacking

adverb

Definition of whacking (Entry 2 of 2)

: very a whacking good story

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Synonyms & Antonyms for whacking

Synonyms: Adjective

astronomical (also astronomic), bumper, colossal, cosmic (also cosmical), elephantine, enormous, galactic, gargantuan, giant, gigantic, grand, herculean, heroic (also heroical), huge, humongous (also humungous), immense, jumbo, king-size (or king-sized), leviathan, mammoth, massive, mega, mighty, monster, monstrous, monumental, mountainous, oceanic, planetary, prodigious, super, supersize, supersized, titanic, tremendous, vast, vasty, walloping, whopping

Synonyms: Adverb

achingly, almighty, archly, awful, awfully, badly, beastly, blisteringly, bone, colossally, dang, deadly, desperately, eminently, enormously, especially, ever, exceedingly (also exceeding), extra, extremely, fabulously, fantastically, far, fiercely, filthy, frightfully, full, greatly, heavily, highly, hugely, immensely, incredibly, intensely, jolly, majorly, mightily, mighty, mortally, most, much, particularly, passing, real, really, right, roaring, seriously, severely, so, sore, sorely, spanking, specially, such, super, supremely, surpassingly, terribly, that, thumping, too, uncommonly, vastly, very, vitally, way, wicked, wildly

Antonyms: Adjective

bantam, bitty, diminutive, infinitesimal, little bitty, micro, microminiature, microscopic (also microscopical), midget, miniature, minuscule, minute, pocket, pygmy, teensy, teensy-weensy, teeny, teeny-weeny, tiny, wee

Antonyms: Adverb

little, negligibly, nominally, slightly, somewhat

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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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Dictionary Entries near whacking

whabby

whack

whacked-out

whacking

whacko

whack off

whack up

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The first known use of whacking was in 1806

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whacking

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of whacking

: very large

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