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3 definitions found
 for walloping
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Wallop \Wal"lop\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Walloped; p. pr. & vb.
     n. Walloping.] [Probably fr. AS. weallan to spring up, to
     boil or bubble. [root]147. See Well, n. & v. i.]
     [1913 Webster]
     1. To boil with a continued bubbling or heaving and rolling,
        with noise. [Prov. Eng.] --Brockett.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. To move in a rolling, cumbersome manner; to waddle. [Prov.
        Eng.] --Halliwell.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     3. To be slatternly. [Prov. Eng.] --Halliwell.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  walloping
      adj 1: (used informally) very large; "a thumping loss" [syn:
             humongous, banging, thumping, whopping,
             walloping]
      n 1: a sound defeat [syn: thrashing, walloping, debacle,
           drubbing, slaughter, trouncing, whipping]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  26 Moby Thesaurus words for "walloping":
     banging, bumping, colossal, dressing-down, enormous, gargantuan,
     giant, gigantic, hiding, immense, larruping, lathering, leathering,
     licking, mammoth, monster, paddling, prodigious, slapping,
     spanking, tanning, thumping, thundering, whacking, whaling,
     whopping
  
  

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