thumping


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thump·ing

 (thŭm′pĭng)
adj. Informal
Outstanding in size, degree, or quality: a thumping success; a thumping party.

thump′ing·ly adv.

thumping

(ˈθʌmpɪŋ)
adj
(prenominal) slang huge or excessive: a thumping loss.
ˈthumpingly adv

thump•ing

(ˈθʌm pɪŋ)

adj.
exceptional: a thumping victory.
thump′ing•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.thumping - a heavy dull sound (as made by impact of heavy objects)thumping - a heavy dull sound (as made by impact of heavy objects)
sound - the sudden occurrence of an audible event; "the sound awakened them"
Adj.1.thumping - (used informally) very largethumping - (used informally) very large; "a thumping loss"
colloquialism - a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech
big, large - above average in size or number or quantity or magnitude or extent; "a large city"; "set out for the big city"; "a large sum"; "a big (or large) barn"; "a large family"; "big businesses"; "a big expenditure"; "a large number of newspapers"; "a big group of scientists"; "large areas of the world"

thumping

adjective (Slang) huge, massive, enormous, great, impressive, tremendous, excessive, terrific, thundering (slang), titanic, gigantic, monumental, mammoth, colossal, whopping (informal), stellar (informal), exorbitant, gargantuan, fuck-off (offensive taboo slang), elephantine, humongous or humungous (U.S. slang) The gloom deepened after a thumping £145 million loss.
insignificant, negligible, petty, trivial, trifling, meagre, paltry, inconsequential, measly (informal), piddling (informal)
Translations

thumping

[ˈθʌmpɪŋ] (Brit)
A. ADJenorme, descomunal
the company has suffered a thumping loss this yeareste año la compañía ha sufrido unas pérdidas enormes or descomunales
a thumping headacheuna jaqueca terrible
B. ADV a thumping great bookun tocho de libro

thumping

[ˈθʌmpɪŋ] adj (British) (= whopping) [majority] → écrasant(e); [loss, defeat] → retentissant(e)
elected with a thumping majority → élu(e) à une écrasante majorité

thumping

adj (inf: also thumping great) → kolossal, enorm

thumping

[ˈθʌmpɪŋ] (Brit) (fam)
1. adj a thumping headacheun mal di testa martellante
2. adv it's a thumping great bookè un libro enorme
References in classic literature ?
In spite of that last humiliation, his heart was thumping fast with triumph.
Now, Tom's roarer when there's any thumping or fighting to be done; but at lying he an't good, Tom an't,--ye see it don't come natural to him; but, Lord, if thar's a feller in the country that can swear to anything and everything, and put in all the circumstances and flourishes with a long face, and carry 't through better 'n I can, why, I'd like to see him, that's all
When he was passing his uncle, the old man stirred in his sleep, and Tom stopped instantly--stopped, and softly drew the knife from its sheath, with his heart thumping, and his eyes fastened upon his benefactor's face.
Having further accustomed themselves to the breaking of furniture and the staining of walls -- to thumping, tumbling, hammering, and screaming; to doors always banging, and to footsteps perpetually running up and down stairs -- the nominal master and mistress of the house fondly believed that their chief troubles were over.
With my heart thumping like a blacksmith at Joe's broad shoulder, I looked all about for any sign of the convicts.
And here a fresh alarm brought me to a standstill with a thumping heart.
He stopped, with his heart thumping in his chest: suppose Christine Daae had been found?
There was no tune and no words, but the thumping made him happy.
I tried my very utmost to show them that I could do without them, and yet I purposely made a noise with my boots, thumping with my heels.
The melancholy march was continually disturbed by the messengers, and sometimes by bustling batteries that came swing- ing and thumping down upon them, the officers shouting orders to clear the way.
Much to the regret of the boys and Totty: on them the stillness fell rather flat, after that glorious thumping of the table, towards which Totty, seated on her father's knee, contributed with her small might and small fist.
At a more than ordinary pitch of thumping and hallooing in the passage, he exclaimed, "Devil take those young dogs