Dixon turned on the air conditioner and radio, both full blast, to drown out the thumping.
A popular Republican faces a thumping in the Republican primary Tuesday.
Until recently, with global demand soaring for oil, gas, and minerals, thumping the tub against imperialism played well at home.
We plan to have a thumping good vacation.
A newspaper or magazine article with pretensions of gravity and authority: appeared in the Whole Earth Review in a misty-eyed thumbsucker by Kevin Kelley/ story known in the trade as a thumb-sucker, the desperate resort of editorial writers everywhere (1974+ Journalists)