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Walloping   /wˈɔləpɪŋ/   Listen
Walloping

noun
1.
A sound defeat.  Synonyms: debacle, drubbing, slaughter, thrashing, trouncing, whipping.






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"Walloping" Quotes from Famous Books



... reply, quite cheerfully of the weather and the state of the ground; observed that the soil was a perpetual study, but he knew something of horses and dogs, and Yorkshiremen were like Jews in the trouble they took to over-reach in a bargain. "Walloping men is poor work, if you come to compare it with walloping Nature," he said, and explained that, according to his opinion, "to best a man at buying and selling was as wholesome an occupation as frowzlin' along the gutters for parings and strays." He himself preferred ...
— The Shaving of Shagpat • George Meredith

... old chap met with rather a serious accident. He was walloping around the mill, as usual, singing a crazy old lumberjack song about 'six brave Cana-jen byes,' who broke a lumber jam. Martin was always whooping away at that dirge, I think I can hear him yet. I'm not up in musical terms, but I think the tune was a kind of Gregorian ...
— Treasure Valley • Marian Keith



Words linked to "Walloping" :   defeat, wallop, large, licking, colloquialism, big



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