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Molly whop (one)

To strike, slap, or slam into one, either once or repeatedly; to wallop one. The term is sometimes hyphenated, and sometimes both, or neither, "Molly" and "whop" are capitalized. I'm gonna Molly-whop you if you don't shut your mouth! The car sped through the red life and Molly Whopped van that had started to drive forward.
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1. adjective, informal Exceptionally or astonishingly large. Sarah's grandfather left her a whopping plot of land in his will. They revealed that their newest smartphone model would cost a whopping $1,200.
2. adverb, informal Used as an intensifier. We sure had a whopping good time at the amusement park! Dad came home with a whopping big turkey for the Thanksgiving dinner.

whopping great

informal Exceptionally or astonishingly large. He had a whopping great bruise on his leg from where he fell off his bike. Dad came home with a whopping great turkey for the Thanksgiving dinner. Don't you think that a whopping great loophole like that needs to be fixed before the legislation goes through?
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whopping (great)

mod. enormous. What a whopping fool he is!
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Under the head, 'Other Expenses', Aniruddh was sanctioned Rs3,41,603 with Rs2.37 lakh earmarked for telephone expenses, taking the total amount to a whopping Rs1,71,58,330.
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