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whack·ing(wăk′ĭng, hwăk′-) Chiefly British Slang
Very large; huge.
(intensifier): a whacking big lie.
whack•ing(ˈʰwæk ɪŋ, ˈwæk-)
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|Noun||1.||whacking - the act of inflicting corporal punishment with repeated blows|
corporal punishment - the infliction of physical injury on someone convicted of committing a crime
flogging, lashing, whipping, flagellation, tanning - beating with a whip or strap or rope as a form of punishment
flagellation - beating as a source of erotic or religious stimulation
|Adj.||1.||whacking - (British informal) enormous; "a whacking phone bill"; "a whacking lie"|
colloquialism - a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
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"
|Adv.||1.||whacking - extremely; "a whacking good story"|
adj (Brit inf) → Mords- (inf); a whacking lie → eine Mordslüge (inf); whacking great → riesengroß; a whacking big book (also US) → ein Monstrum nt → von (einem) Buch (inf); he earns a whacking £100,000 a year (also US) → er verdient mordsmäßige £ 100.000 pro Jahr (inf)