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walloping

adjective [before noun] uk   /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

walloping

noun [S] uk   /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
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