whopping

adjective whop·ping \ ˈhwä-piŋ , ˈwä- \
|Updated on: 7 Jul 2018

Definition of whopping

: extremely large; also : extraordinary, incredible

Examples of whopping in a Sentence

  1. The play was a whopping success.

  2. The car sped by at a whopping 110 miles per hour.

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First Known Use of whopping

circa 1625

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Definition of whopping for English Language Learners

  • : very large, impressive, etc.



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