whacking


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whack·ing

 (wăk′ĭng, hwăk′-) Chiefly British Slang
adj.
Very large; huge.
adv.
Very; extremely.

whacking

(ˈwækɪŋ)
adj
enormous
adv
(intensifier): a whacking big lie.

whack•ing

(ˈʰwæk ɪŋ, ˈwæk-)

adj.
very large.
[1800–10]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.whacking - the act of inflicting corporal punishment with repeated blowswhacking - 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"

whacking

adjective huge, big, large, giant, enormous, extraordinary, tremendous, gigantic, great, monstrous, mammoth, whopping (informal), prodigious, fuck-off (offensive taboo slang), elephantine, humongous or humungous (U.S. slang) Your coat's got a whacking great tear up the back.
Translations

whacking

[ˈwækɪŋ]
A. ADJ (esp Brit) (also whacking great) → grandote, enorme
a whacking (great) bookun tocho de libro
B. Nzurra f
to give sb a whackingzurrar a algn, pegar a algn

whacking

hwækɪŋ]
adj (British) (= enormous) → un vache de (une)before n
advvachement
a whacking great hole → un trou vachement gros

whacking

adj (Brit inf) → Mords- (inf); a whacking lieeine Mordslüge (inf); whacking greatriesengroß; a whacking big book (also US) → ein Monstrum ntvon (einem) Buch (inf); he earns a whacking £100,000 a year (also US) → er verdient mordsmäßige £ 100.000 pro Jahr (inf)
n
(= beating)Keile f (inf); to give somebody a whackingjdm Keile or eine Tracht Prügel verpassen (inf)
(inf: = defeat) we got a real whackingsie haben uns richtig in die Pfanne gehauen (inf)

whacking

[ˈwækɪŋ]
1. adj (fam) (also whacking great) → enorme
2. n (spanking) → sculacciata (fig) → batosta
References in classic literature ?
There they are whacking away at each other, great guns going, shells exploding, magazines bursting, ironwork flying about like straw in a gale, all we've been dreaming of for years
She jumped for us with joy and tears running down her face and give us a whacking box on the ear, and then hugged us and kissed us and boxed us again, and just couldn't seem to get enough of it, she was so glad to see us; and she says:
She said he's interested in it, but more in whacking the ball," Richardson told (https://www.
In a 1993 episode of The Simpsons, the town of Springfield celebrates Whacking Day, an annual holiday in which residents hunt down snakes and beat them to death with sticks and clubs.
EDITOR'S NOTE: My gratitude goes to Ginger Hood-Akers, RN, CLNC who responded to my "Have You Had a Good Whacking Lately?