whoopingly

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

whooping +‎ -ly

Adverb[edit]

whoopingly (comparative more whoopingly, superlative most whoopingly)

  1. (manner) With a whooping noise.
    • 1976, Thomas Bailey Marquis, Keep the last bullet for yourself: the true story of Custer's last stand‎, page 25:
      He had a whoopingly joyful time for several miles, with his swift thoroughbred racing just behind or at the side of the big Plains animal.
  2. (degree) To a very great extent; extremely.
    • 1966, Leonard William Doob, Public opinion and propaganda‎, page 390:
      Statesmen sometimes need some whoopingly big lies to justify to themselves and their followers actions which they contemplate.