from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Very large; huge.
  • adverb Very; extremely.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Very large; lusty; whopping: as, a whacking fish or falsehood. Often used adverbially: as, a whacking big fish

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective colloq. Very large; whapping.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb Present participle of whack.
  • adjective informal Exceptionally large; whopping.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adverb extremely
  • adjective (British informal) enormous
  • noun the act of inflicting corporal punishment with repeated blows


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