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wallopingadjective [before noun]

uk   /ˈwɒl.ə.pɪŋ/  us   /ˈwɑː.lə-/
informal humorous very ​big or ​great: He ​cut me a walloping (​great)slice of ​cake.

wallopingnoun [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. an ​occasion when someone is ​badlydefeated in a ​competition: We gave the other ​team a ​real walloping.
(Definition of walloping from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “walloping”
in Chinese (Simplified) 巨大的, 非常好…
in Chinese (Traditional) 巨大的, 非常好…
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