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"wallop" in British English

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wallopverb [T]

uk   /ˈwɒl.əp/  us   /ˈwɑː.ləp/ informal
to ​hit someone hard, ​especially with the ​flatpart of the ​hand or with something ​held in the ​hand: She walloped him ​across the back of the ​head. to ​defeat someone ​easily, ​especially in ​sports: "How did ​yourtennisgame go last ​night?" "Oh, I was walloped again."
wallop
noun [C] uk   us  
My ​mother gave me such a wallop when she ​eventuallyfound me.
(Definition of wallop from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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wallopverb [T]

 us   /ˈwɑl·əp/ infml
to ​hit someone or something hard: Floyd can wallop high ​pitches as well as ​lowones.
(Definition of wallop from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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