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adjective [before noun]     /ˈwɒl.ə.pɪŋ/ US  /ˈwɑː.lə-/
informal humorous very big or great: He cut me a walloping (great) slice of cake.EnormousBig and quite big US very good: We had a walloping (good) time at Daryl's wedding party.Informal words for goodGood, better and bestQuite good, or not very good
(Definition of walloping adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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