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Definition 1: the act of slapping on the buttocks - [noun denoting act]

Samples where spanking or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he gave the brat a good spanking

(spanking is a kind of ...) the act of disciplining

"the offenders deserved the harsh discipline they received"

Definition 2: quick and energetic - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where spanking or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a brisk walk in the park
  • a lively gait
  • a merry chase
  • traveling at a rattling rate
  • a snappy pace
  • a spanking breeze

Synonyms for spanking in the sense of this definition

(spanking is similar to ...) possessing or exerting or displaying energy

"an energetic fund raiser for the college" "an energetic group of hikers" "it caused an energetic chemical reaction"

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