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Walloping   /wˈɔləpɪŋ/   Listen
Walloping

noun
1.
A sound defeat.  Synonyms: debacle, drubbing, slaughter, thrashing, trouncing, whipping.






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"Walloping" Quotes from Famous Books



... full, lusty, strapping, bouncing; portly, burly, well-fed, full-grown; corn fed, gram fed; stalwart, brawny, fleshy; goodly; in good case, in good condition; in condition; chopping, jolly; chub faced, chubby faced. lubberly, hulky, unwieldy, lumpish, gaunt, spanking, whacking, whopping, walloping, thumping, thundering, hulking; overgrown; puffy &c. (swollen) 194. huge, immense, enormous, mighty; vast, vasty; amplitudinous, stupendous; monster, monstrous, humongous, monumental; elephantine, jumbo, mammoth; gigantic, gigantean, giant, giant ...
— Roget's Thesaurus • Peter Mark Roget

... happen to know that he was badly upset," returned Joyce. "Twice he sent me the wrong signal about the numbers to call, and he admitted it afterward. He was afraid, before the game was twenty minutes' old, that we were up against a big walloping." ...
— Dave Darrin's Third Year at Annapolis - Leaders of the Second Class Midshipmen • H. Irving Hancock



Words linked to "Walloping" :   large, defeat, colloquialism, slaughter, licking, wallop, big



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