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walloping

noun [S]     /ˈwɒl.ə.pɪŋ/ US  /ˈwɑː.lə-/ informal
an act of punishing someone by hitting them hard: I got such a walloping from my father when he came home.Hitting and beatingPunishing by causing painPunishing by causing painHitting and beatingPunishing and punishments an occasion when someone is badly defeated in a competition: We gave the visiting team a real walloping.Scoring, winning and losing in sportWinning and defeatingLosing and being defeated
(Definition of walloping noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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