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wal·lop / ˈwäləp/ inf. • v. (-loped, -lop·ing) [tr.] strike or hit (someone or something) very hard: they walloped the back of his head with a stick | fig. they were tired of getting walloped with income taxes. ∎  heavily defeat (an opponent).• n. a heavy blow or punch. ∎  [in sing.] fig. a potent effect: the script packs a wallop.DERIVATIVES: wal·lop·er n.

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