smacking


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smack·ing

 (smăk′ĭng)
adj.
Brisk; vigorous; spanking: a smacking breeze.

smacking

(ˈsmækɪŋ)
adj
brisk; lively: a smacking breeze.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.smacking - the act of smacking something; a blow delivered with an open hand
spank - a slap with the flat of the hand
blow - a powerful stroke with the fist or a weapon; "a blow on the head"
Translations

smacking

[ˈsmækɪŋ]
A. ADJ at a smacking pacea gran velocidad, muy rápidamente
B. Nzurra f, paliza f
to give sb a smackingdar una paliza a algn

smacking

nTracht fPrügel; to give somebody a good smackingjdn tüchtig verdreschen (inf)

smacking

[ˈsmækɪŋ] nsculacciata
to give sb a smacking → sculacciare qn
References in classic literature ?
It's a stew of tripe,' said the landlord smacking his lips, 'and cow-heel,' smacking them again, 'and bacon,' smacking them once more, 'and steak,' smacking them for the fourth time, 'and peas, cauliflowers, new potatoes, and sparrow-grass, all working up together in one delicious gravy.
Mong the motley-speckled fierce creatures, Shouldest rove, sinful-sound and fine-coloured, With longing lips smacking, Blessedly mocking, blessedly hellish, blessedly bloodthirsty, Robbing, skulking, lying--roving:--
But, as yet, Stubb heeded not the mumblings of the banquet that was going on so nigh him, no more than the sharks heeded the smacking of his own epicurean lips.
Faintly smacking his withered lips over it for a moment, the old negro muttered, Best cooked 'teak I eber taste; joosy, berry joosy.
In short," concluded the parson, decisively smacking his leg with his switch, "there's hardly such another family in England.
Michael Bowen Nothing wrong with a slap across the bottom, they should bring it back, it never hurt us when we were kids, but I do not agree with parent's smacking their children across the head.
I WOULD have to say that I wholeheartedly agree with Barbara Dunn and her recent letter regarding smacking naughty children (Talkback, November 9).
THE NSPCC wants the smacking of children in Northern Ireland outlawed, saying there is simply no reason to strike a child.
MSP My fears over smacking Scotland's Children's Minister has warned that smacking kids can damage their long-term wellbeing.
New Zealand's Conservative Party leader Colin Craig has admitted to smacking his child despite the observance of the Smacking Law.
The Question: Does smacking a child in the first two years of life increase the chances of emotional and behavioral problems at age four?