walloper


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wal·lop

 (wŏl′əp) Informal
v. wal·loped, wal·lop·ing, wal·lops
v.tr.
1. To beat forcefully; thrash.
2. To strike with a hard blow: walloped the ball into the outfield.
3. To defeat thoroughly.
4. To affect harshly or severely: was walloped with a large fine.
v.intr.
To move in a heavy or clumsy manner.
n.
1. A hard or severe blow.
2.
a. A powerful force: has a punch that delivers a wallop.
b. A powerful effect: "Therein lies the novel's emotional wallop and moral message" (George F. Will).

[Middle English walopen, to gallop, from Old North French *waloper; see wel- in Indo-European roots.]

wal′lop·er n.

walloper

(ˈwɒləpə)
n
1. a person or thing that wallops
2. (Law) slang Austral a policeman
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.walloper - a very hard hitterwalloper - a very hard hitter      
hitter, striker - someone who hits; "a hard hitter"; "a fine striker of the ball"; "blacksmiths are good hitters"
2.walloper - a winner by a wide marginwalloper - a winner by a wide margin    
winner, victor - the contestant who wins the contest
3.walloper - a gross untruthwalloper - a gross untruth; a blatant lie  
lie, prevarication - a statement that deviates from or perverts the truth
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"This is the age of the Cry-Bully, a hideous hybrid of victim and victor, weeper and walloper," Julie Burchill wrote in The Spectator a few years ago.
Q Corrie fisted - left-handed Q Fuddleskelly - untidy in appearance Q Caggle - to lean back on a chair Q Spiflicate - to smack someone who's in trouble Q Tranklements - ornaments Q Fuggie crack - a smack on the back of the head after a haircut at the barber's Q Bullock walloper - a man who drives cows to market Q Dilk - bow and arrow Q Rile - to lean back on two legs of a chair.
They were accompanied with such pithy observations that he is an orange numpty, a rocket, a roaster, a jobby and a walloper, with tiny hands and a tiny appendage.
As the walloper does a solid enough job of that herself.
Hearn has offered Wilder PS8.8m to put his WBC belt on the line on British soil against the Watford Walloper later this year - but in reality, the haggling has only just begun.
But the Watford walloper continued to jab well and Parker's face began to reveal that they had been causing damage.
And stepping from centre of the ring to centre of attention, the Watford walloper thanked Geordies in person for their support at the Tup Tup Palace nightclub on Saint Nicholas' Street.
Butler, an Irish-born contemporary to Kildare, also described his experiences as a roughneck New Yorker in his co-written autobiography, Dock Walloper (1933).
Because a three-course meal in this Edgbaston restaurant is a wallet walloper.
In the article, Jim added or subtracted one or more letters from each Prime Minister's name and transposed the new set of letters; for example WALPOLE transdeletes to WALLOP and transadds to WALLOPER. Transdeletions are coded by a minus sign.