Adjective "walloped" definition and examples

(Walloped may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)

Pronunciation

/ˈwɒləp/

Definitions and examples

verb

Strike or hit very hard.
  1. figurative 'they were tired of getting walloped with income taxes'
  2. 'I'm a pensioner for goodness sake, I'm hardly likely to go round walloping people.'
  3. 'In Warsaw a protester hurled an egg that walloped him on about the same quadrant of his person as did the egg thrown at the deputy prime minister the week before.'
  4. 'Her own three sons - whom she was still cheerfully cuffing into their twenties - had always been walloped when they were naughty.'
  5. 'From there the striker had a straightforward job of angling his body and walloping it home.'
  6. 'A wonderfully-struck drive from Scotland, following yet another exciting slalom across the face of the Dunfermline defence, walloped the crossbar before flying out of harm's way.'
  7. 'The pitch stayed up and was walloped 438 feet to left center, a three-run, two-out homer that put the game out of reach.'
  8. 'Needless to say, I'm currently getting walloped by Tim Blair, but as they say, if I have to walloped by anyone, I'm glad it's him.'
  9. 'Stephen Carson walloped another long-range shot goalwards, although this one demanded fine handling from the goalkeeper currently on loan from Manchester United.'
  10. 'The visitors sensed they had the upper hand at this point and on 25 minutes, they nearly stole a second goal when Kieran O'Donnell walloped the crossbar from all of 40 yards.'
  11. 'The metropolitan area has been walloped by the loss of nearly 10,000 high-paying telecom jobs and - in a recovery that's so far jobless - there is little relief in sight.'
  12. 'But Cosmos still remain one of the teams which inflicted a heavy defeat on Bucks when they walloped them 5-1 in a Coca Cola Cup in Umtata a few years ago.'
  13. 'True to his ultra-aggressive nature, Lance has decided to wallop his rivals who think he can be had with a psychological blow right out of the gate.'
  14. 'Last week was not only good for the Party, it was a triumph for Fox, which walloped its cable rivals and the ‘big three’ networks in the ratings.'

noun

A heavy blow or punch.
  1. 'It appears that she got a hefty wallop from something heavy, which has pushed her sideways several inches over the edge of her plinth.'
  2. 'I must go down to the basement at once with my trusty two-by-four and administer a few more bracing wallops.'
  3. 'He showed his determination to hang in there when he refused to be substituted despite taking a nasty wallop on the side of the head in the first half.'
  4. 'When she wakes up from that whack you gave her, she'll be ready to deal you a wallop, I'm sure.'
  5. 'He's not the biggest guard in the league, but his punch packs quite a wallop.'
  6. 'the script packs a wallop'
  7. 'The result is a relatively short work that packs a substantial wallop, evoking a world in which there are no simple answers, either in individual lives or in the lives of nations and continents.'
  8. 'Fidelity is excellent, channel separation is highly effective, and the bass packs quite the wallop.'
  9. 'It was a quiet, introspective story - with a powerful wallop.'
  10. 'And in the blues, it wasn't so much a hint as a wallop.'
  11. 'With chaotic mise-en-scene, unsettling content, and several interesting ideas behind all the style, Irréversible packs a wallop that amounts to more than its extreme brutality.'
  12. 'Whatever accompaniment you choose, tomato water lets its colors shine through but packs a wallop of supporting flavor.'
  13. 'Finally, it is with some joy and relief that I can say that alternative shows and venues can still pack a wallop.'
  14. 'It's a scene that really packs a wallop because it's believable.'
  15. 'It's a quirky little film, but it packs a wallop, toying with our expectations.'
  16. 'Of course it's 40 years later now, but Jackson can still pack a wallop with a voice that has just gotten more velvety smooth with age.'
Alcoholic drink, especially beer.
  1. 'Wallop was a slang term for beer, and Codd's wallop came to be used by beer drinkers as a derogatory term for weak or gassy beer, or for soft drinks.'
  2. 'In particular, their Jacobite Ale packs a bit of a wallop.'

More definitions

1. to beat soundly; thrash.

2. Informal. to strike with a vigorous blow; belt; sock: After two strikes, he walloped the ball out of the park.

3. Informal. to defeat thoroughly, as in a game.

4. Chiefly Scot. to flutter, wobble, or flop about. verb (used without object)

5. Informal. to move violently and clumsily: The puppy walloped down the walk.

6. (of a liquid) to boil violently.

7. Obsolete. to gallop. noun

8. a vigorous blow. 9. the ability to d

More examples(as adjective)

"people can be walloped."

Origin

(wallop)Middle English (as a noun denoting a horse's gallop): from Old Northern French walop (noun), waloper (verb), perhaps from a Germanic phrase meaning ‘run well’, from the bases of well and leap. Compare with gallop. From ‘gallop’ the senses ‘bubbling noise of a boiling liquid’ and then ‘sound of a clumsy movement’ arose, leading to the current senses.