As Washington chewed over the Paul Ryan-Patty Murray budget deal, the Treasury Department announced a walloping drop in red ink.
And following that walloping success, QVC did it all again Wednesday night.
One would only have had to have given her a walloping across the back to have made her regularly wallow in drink.
“It was some walloping, too,” said Old Hundred, with a reminiscent grin.
Before he got to the bottom even the Bird had galloped by, walloping his showy screw.
Then, for the love of Pete, wotcha doin' walloping off'n her like a sack of potatoes?
The walloping motion of this kind of box, drawn by a frisky Norwegian horse over rough roads, is droll beyond description.
Just remember the walloping we gave you the last time you were here.
"Well, not since my dad gave me a walloping last," laughed the boy.
Such a walloping as you gave me I never had before in my life.
late 14c., "to gallop," possibly from Old North French *waloper (13c.), probably from Frankish *walalaupan "to run well" (cf. Old High German wela "well" and Old Low Franconian loupon "to run, leap"). The meaning "to thrash" (1820) and the noun meaning "heavy blow" (1823) may be separate developments, of imitative origin. Related: Walloped; walloping.
[1823+; fr British dialect, ''beat, thrash,'' apparently fr Old Norman French walop, ''gallop'']