how to pronounce thumping


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thumping is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of thumping in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… to this moment of chest thumping about …”

meanings of thumping


  1. A beating.
  2. A dull, heavy sound.
  3. A heavy defeat.


  1. Exceptional in some degree.


  1. Present participle of thump.

thumping frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word thumping occurs in english on average 1.6 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics thumping can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that thumping can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

words that rhyme with thumping


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