Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio.
- impressively large; enormous
Origin: prp. of wallop
- a thrashing or beating
- a crushing defeat
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The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
- Very large; huge: a walloping fish.
- Very fine; impressive: a walloping success.
Used as an intensive: a walloping huge lie. noun
A sound thrashing or defeat.