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Adjective: whacking  wa-king
Usage: Brit, informal
  1. 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 [informal]
Adverb: whacking  wa-king
  1. Extremely
    "a whacking good story"
Verb: whack  wak
Usage: informal
  1. Hit hard
    "The teacher whacked the boy"; "He whacked his opponent";
    - sock [informal], bop [informal], whop [informal], whap [N. Amer, informal], bonk [informal], bash [informal], clonk [informal], boink [N. Amer, informal], wham [informal], wallop [informal], clock [UK, informal], lamp [UK, informal], belt [informal]

Derived forms: whackings

See also: big, large

Type of: corporal punishment, hit

Encyclopedia: Whack