American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Informal Outstanding in size, degree, or quality: a thumping success; a thumping party.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Unusually large or heavy; big.
- adj. informal Exceptional in some degree.
- n. A dull, heavy sound.
- n. sports A heavy defeat
- v. present participle of thump.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. colloq. Heavy; large.
- adj. (used informally) very large
- n. a heavy dull sound (as made by impact of heavy objects)
“And this is what you call a thumping, 65 percent to 28 percent.”
“It wasn't until after the president felt what he called the thumping of the midterm election defeats that he announced he had changed his mind.”
“But that was before the president's party got what he called a thumping in the midterm elections, losing their majority in the House, and possibly the Senate.”
“And that's right, this is the president's first test on the international stage since his party received what he called a thumping in last week's midterm elections.”
“There is fome - thing very remarkable in what we call their thumping, which they do with their wings, by clapping theni againft their fides, as the hunters fay.”
“At two o'clock the music and voices and thumping from the other room stopped, and I thought it was high time to go home, but when I went out there, trailing the blanket behind me, I found them all passed out: Louise face down on the Twister mat, a snoring Ted mountain near the fireplace, my parents spooning together in a corner like Pompeii people.”
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“So when he stepped out on stage, with U2's "City of Blinding Lights" thumping from the loudspeakers, Obama joined hands with Reid.”
“Years ago, in a beautiful campground in Canada, we were awakened by booming music thumping from a stereo as some local began his drunken celebration of Canada Day at 6am.”
“But on past performance we can expect a lot of chest thumping from the GZG and from the Americans.”
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