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thumping

adjective

1 thumping

used informally Very large:
— A thumping loss.

synonyms: banging, humongous, walloping, whopping.

Roget 31: great; greater etc. 33; large, considerable, fair, above par; big, huge etc. (large in size) 192; ... show more

Roget 192: large, big; great etc. (in quantity) 31; considerable, bulky, voluminous, ample, massive, massy; capacious, comprehensive; ... show more




Moby thesaurus: awful, banging, barrage, beat, beating, behemoth, bumping, clicking, colossal, complete, deadly, dreadful, drum, drum music, drumbeat, drumfire, drumming, elephantine, enormous, fearful ... show more.

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thump

noun

1 thump

A heavy dull sound (as made by impact of heavy objects).

synonyms: clump, clunk, thud, thumping.

Roget 273: ship, vessel, sail; craft, bottom.    navy, marine, fleet, flotilla; shipping.    man of war etc. (combatant) 726; ... show more

Roget 276: impulse, impulsion, impetus; momentum; push, pulsion, thrust, shove, jog, jolt, brunt, booming, boost [U.S.], throw; ... show more

Roget 408a: thud, thump, dead sound; nonresonance; muffled drums, cracked bell; damper; silencer.   

Dutch: gestommel

2 thump

A heavy blow with the hand.

verb

1 thump

Move rhythmically.

synonyms: beat, pound.

Roget 276: give an impetus etc. n.; impel, push; start, give a start to, set going; drive, urge, boom; thrust, prod, ... show more

Roget 972: punish; chastise, chasten; castigate, correct, inflict punishment, administer correction, deal retributive justice; cowhide, lambaste [Slang].    visit upon, pay; pay out, serve out; ... show more

2 thump

Make a dull sound.

synonym: thud.

3 thump

Hit hard with the hand, fist, or some heavy instrument:
— A bible-thumping Southern Baptist.

synonyms: poke, pound.

Dutch: stampen


Moby thesaurus: bang, bash, baste, bastinado, bat, batter, beat, beat a ruffle, beat a tattoo, beat the drum, beat time, beating, belabor, belt, biff, birch, blow, bonk, buffet, bump ... show more.

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