What does whacking mean?

Definitions for whackingˈʰwæk ɪŋ, ˈwæk-

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word whacking.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. beating, thrashing, licking, drubbing, lacing, trouncing, whacking(adj)

    the act of inflicting corporal punishment with repeated blows

  2. whacking(adverb)

    (British informal) enormous

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

  3. whacking(adverb)


    "a whacking good story"


  1. whacking(Adjective)

    Exceptionally large; whopping.

    She was hit with a whacking great fine for illegal parking.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Whacking

    of Whack

  2. Whacking(adj)

    very large; whapping


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of whacking in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of whacking in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  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.

Images & Illustrations of whacking

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