American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Exceptionally large: "yet another whopping pay raise” ( Lee Atwater).
- adv. Used as an intensive: a whopping good joke.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Very large; thumping: as, a whopping big trout.
- adj. (used informally) very large
- adv. extremely.
- Present participle of whop. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Their distinctive whooping call is instantly recognizable, hence the name whopping crane, and if you catch a look at one on the wing, they are a majesty to behold.”
“We had to pay rent, which was as I recall a whopping $180 per month.”
“It is estimated that government will be coining a whopping R258 million a year from the additional fee on the country's 8.6 million registered motor vehicle owners," said DA spokesman on transport,”
“As if having to recall a whopping 180,865 vehicles in the UK from the Auris, Avensis, Aygo, Corolla, iQ, Verso and Yaris ranges for having dodgy accelerator pedals wasn't embarassing enough, it's now announced a global recall of its third-generation Prius due to rubbish brakes.”
“Apr. 30 -- Cass County health officials are grappling with a sharp rise in pertussis -- commonly known as whopping cough -- confirming five cases in the past six months, including one that resulted in death.”
“Spread out over 7 years since we invaded, that works out to be about $100.57 billion PER YEAR out of an average annual federal budget of roughly $3.2 - $3.4 TRILLION ($3200 billion - $3400 billion) or in other words ... a whopping 2. 9% of every federal dollar spent over the last 7 years.”
“•Key stat: Theofficials called a whopping 36 fouls, forcing both teams to rely on their bench players for extended amounts of time.”
“The airport will absorb what a KCI spokesman called the whopping”
“He faces multiple counts of fraud and US securities violations in what has been described as a whopping great big ongoing fraud involving $8 billion in certificates of deposits.”
“Spread out over 7 years since we invaded, that works out to be about $100.57 billion PER YEAR out of an average annual federal budget of roughly $3.2 - $3.4 TRILLION ($3200 billion - $3400 billion) or in other words ... a whopping 2. 9% of every federal dollar spent over the last 7 years. ghoax wrote: and they chanted for 8 years about how stupid Bush was or whine about the cost of fighting those who wish to kill us on their turf.”
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