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English noun: wallop

1. wallop (phenomenon) a forceful consequence; a strong effect

SamplesThe book had an important impact on my thinking.
The book packs a wallop.


Broader (hypernym)consequence, effect, event, issue, outcome, result, upshot

2. wallop (act) a severe blow

Broader (hypernym)blow

English verb: wallop

1. wallop (contact) hit hard

SamplesThe teacher whacked the boy.

ExamplesThe fighter managed to wallop his opponent

Synonymswhack, wham, whop

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody

Broader (hypernym)hit

2. wallop (competition) defeat soundly and utterly

SamplesWe'll wallop them!.

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody

Broader (hypernym)defeat, get the better of, overcome

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