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Definition of "whacking" []

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

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "whacking" in a sentence
  • "I clumsily put on my new clothes, again whacking my limbs against the walls, and opened the door."
  • "I enjoy miniature golf on occasion, other than that no interest in whacking my balls across hundreds of acres just to drop them in a little hole, just to pull them back out!"
  • "Republicans, for their part, say they have no incentive to compromise on the tax cuts, citing a mandate from voters to keep taxes low and to begin whacking at a federal budget bloated by spending on what the GOP views as Obama's failed economic policies."