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.
You are only conservative if you say "I believe in limited government" while thumping your chest and punching a hippie.
Until recently, with global demand soaring for oil, gas, and minerals, thumping the tub against imperialism played well at home.
“I stopped her initially, because she mischaracterized what I said about Bible thumping,” O'Reilly explained.
We heard "The Potter thumping his wet clay" and stopped and watched.
And then she was wide awake and sitting up in bed, with a thumping heart.
Poor Kits heart was in his mouth; it seemed to him to be thumping like a sledge-hammer.
Her heart was thumping hard in her bosom as she came and went, but it was not with fear.
And now suddenly her heartbeat began to quicken again until its thumping became tumultuous.
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)