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Synonyms for whacking
ˈʰwæk ɪŋ, ˈwæk-whack·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. beating, thrashing, licking, drubbing, lacing, trouncing, whackingadjective

    the act of inflicting corporal punishment with repeated blows

    Synonyms:
    thrashing, trouncing, walloping, debacle, drubbing, whipping, beating, defeat, lacing, lace, licking, slaughter

    Antonyms:
    small, little

  2. whackingadverb

    (British informal) enormous

    "a whacking phone bill"; "a whacking lie"

    Antonyms:
    little, small

  3. whackingadverb

    extremely

    "a whacking good story"

    Antonyms:
    small, little

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How to use whacking in a sentence?

  1. Porterfield:

    The most overlooked advantage to owning a computer is that if they foul up, there's no law against whacking them around a little.

  2. Transportation Security Officer Carol Richel:

    Officer Slyve is my hero, she probably saved my life because he was within inches of whacking me. ... She saved a lot of people's lives. This man was swinging very hard with the machete.

  3. Scott Wedgewood:

    We did a good job bearing down and we didn’t give up on those plays off the post, our guys were still whacking the sticks around the net. But it can go either way. And that’s kind of what the hockey Gods wanted for us, I guess.

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