Definition of Thumping

1. Noun. A heavy dull sound (as made by impact of heavy objects).

Exact synonyms: Clump, Clunk, Thud, Thump
Generic synonyms: Sound
Derivative terms: Clump, Clunk, Clunky, Thud, Thud, Thud, Thump, Thump



2. Adjective. (used informally) very large. "A thumping loss"
Exact synonyms: Banging, Humongous, Walloping, Whopping
Language type: Colloquialism
Similar to: Big, Large

Definition of Thumping

1. a. Heavy; large.

Definition of Thumping

1. Adjective. (informal) Exceptional in some degree. ¹

2. Noun. A dull, heavy sound. ¹

3. Noun. (sports) A heavy defeat ¹

4. Verb. (present participle of thump) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Thumping

1. thump [v] - See also: thump

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Thumping

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thumbtack
thumbtacked
thumbtacking
thumbtacks
thumbwheel
thumbwheels
thumby
thump
thump-thump
thump-thumps
thump out
thumped
thumper
thumpers
thumping (current term)
thumpingly
thumpings
thumpity
thumps
thumpy
thumri
thunder
thunder and lightning
thunder cloud
thunder clouds
thunder god
thunder gods
thunder lizard
thunder lizards

Literary usage of Thumping

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Autobiography of Benvenuto Cellini by Benvenuto Cellini (1910)
"r He acquired that thumping fee for his commission, and to boot their favour. Thus it will not serve us in this world to ^ - be merely men of honesty and ..."

2. Wild Animals I Have Known: And 200 Drawings by Ernest Thompson Seton (1912)
"... he either sent a thumping telegram for help, which brought Molly to take charge of the dog, or he got rid of the dog by some clever trick. ..."

3. Allan's Illustrated Edition of Tyneside Songs and Readings: With Lives by Thomas & George Allan (Firm) (1891)
"His " thumping Luck " will always remain a happy expression of the feeling of ... HERE'S thumping luck to yon town, Let's have a hearty drink upon't,— O the ..."

4. Richard to Minna Wagner: Letters to His First Wife by Richard Wagner (1909)
"... and whether Boom [Baumgartner] is in full finger-power to play the grand into trim ? Please ask him to dinner, and give him a thumping ..."

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