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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.
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thumping

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

(ˈθʌm pɪŋ)

adj.
exceptional: a thumping victory.
thump′ing•ly, adv.
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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"
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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)
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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
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

thumping

[ˈθʌmpɪŋ] adj (British) (= whopping) [majority] → écrasant(e); [loss, defeat] → retentissant(e)
elected with a thumping majority → élu(e) à une écrasante majorité
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

thumping

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

[ˈθʌmpɪŋ] (Brit) (fam)
1. adj a thumping headacheun mal di testa martellante
2. adv it's a thumping great bookè un libro enorme
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References in classic literature ?
These resounding blows explained the thumping sounds they had heard, for the mallet was much bigger than a barrel, and where it struck the path between the rocky sides of the mountain it filled all the space through which our travelers would be obliged to pass.
"Ve must vight to the last tr-r-op of our plood!" said the colonel, thumping the table; "and ve must tie for our Emperor, and zen all vill pe vell.
"The young man's a real hussar!" shouted the colonel, again thumping the table.
"What are you thumping the table for?" she demanded of the hussar, "and why are you exciting yourself?
Michael sat on his haunches, the length of his lower jaw resting on Daughtry's knee, the while his eyes dilated, contracted and glowed, his ears ever pricking and repricking to listen, his stump tail thumping ecstatically on the floor.
As suddenly released, with thumping tail and dancing eyes, Michael gazed up into the god's face.
There was no tune and no words, but the thumping made him happy.
Once or twice he could feel Kala Nag and all the others surge forward a few strides, and the thumping would change to the crushing sound of juicy green things being bruised, but in a minute or two the boom of feet on hard earth began again.
My heart got to thumping. You can't reason with your heart; it has its own laws, and thumps about things which the intellect scorns.
He stopped, with his heart thumping in his chest: suppose Christine Daae had been found?
KARACHI -- Haris helps in Port Qasim Authority's thumping 4-1 victory over Wapda Whites in the 65th Muhammad Noor Khan National Hockey Championship 2019 match at Abdul Sattar Edhi National Hockey Stadium, Karachi.
ISLAMABAD -- Haris excelled in Port Qasim Authority's (PQA) thumping 4-1 victory over Wapda Whites in the 65th Muhammad Noor Khan National Hockey Championship 2019 match at Abdul Sattar Edhi National Hockey Stadium, Karachi on Wednesday.