Pronunciation: (spang'king), [key]
1. moving rapidly and smartly.
2. quick and vigorous: a spanking pace.
3. blowing briskly: a spanking breeze.
4. Informal.unusually fine, great, large, etc.; remarkable; distinctive: a spanking monogram in gold embroidery.
Informal.extremely, strikingly, or remarkably; very: three little girls in spanking new dresses.
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