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Definition 1: a sound defeat - [noun denoting event]

Synonyms for walloping in the sense of this definition

(walloping is a kind of ...) an unsuccessful ending to a struggle or contest

"it was a narrow defeat" "the army's only defeat" "they suffered a convincing licking"

Definition 2: (used informally) very large - [adjective satellite denoting all]

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

  • a thumping loss

Synonyms for walloping in the sense of this definition

(walloping is similar to ...) 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"

(walloping is used in the usage domain ...) a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech

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