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Adjective: whacking  wa-king
Usage: Brit
  1. (informal) enormous
    "a whacking phone bill"; "a whacking lie"
Noun: whacking  wa-king
  1. The act of inflicting corporal punishment with repeated blows
    - beating, thrashing, licking, drubbing, lacing, trouncing, hiding
Adverb: whacking  wa-king
  1. Extremely
    "a whacking good story"
Verb: whack  wak
  1. Hit hard
    "The teacher whacked the boy";
    - sock, bop, whop, whap, bonk, bash, wham, wallop, clock [Brit, informal]

Derived forms: whackings

See also: big, large

Type of: corporal punishment, hit

Encyclopedia: Whack