adjective[attributive] British • informal
- Very large: she poured us two whacking drinks [as submodifier]: he dug a whacking great holeMore example sentences
- Golly gosh, is that a whacking great mountain coming between Switzerland and Italy?
- Imagine letting patients out into the fresh air after one day, having just cut a whacking great hole into their stomachs.
- Then again, taking a whacking huge salary also gets taxed so we can't be too mean on him.