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ˈθʌm pɪŋthump·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. thump, thumping, clump, clunk, thudadjective

    a heavy dull sound (as made by impact of heavy objects)

  2. humongous, banging, thumping, whopping, wallopingadjective

    (used informally) very large

    "a thumping loss"


  1. thumpingnoun

    A dull, heavy sound.

  2. thumpingnoun

    A heavy defeat

  3. thumpingadjective

    Exceptional in some degree.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Thumping

    of Thump

  2. Thumpingadjective

    heavy; large

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of thumping in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of thumping in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of thumping in a Sentence

  1. Tom Elliott:

    Chuck Todd has to resort to these kinds of journalistic sleights of hand to get his own views across, he doesnt have to personally express any opinions, he can just approvingly quote other people likening Sanders supporters to Nazis, or Trump fans to Bible-thumping rubes.

  2. Paul Carroll:

    It's been all about pressure and brinksmanship and military tools and tactics and( chest-thumping), and now to literally, directly taunt the leader of North Korea is like poking the hornet's nest yet again.

  3. Graham Cluley:

    It's the kind of thing that has you thumping your head against a wall in frustration, this was when malware was just beginning to get a little nastier and a little more malicious and more financially motivated.

  4. Omar Khayyam:

    I do remember stopping by the way, To watch a potter thumping his wet clay; And with its all-obliterated tongue It murmured, ?Gently, brother, gently, pray!?

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    diverge from the expected
    • A. excogitate
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