Definition of pot-walloping in English:

pot-walloping

adjective

  • 1Of, relating to, or consisting of potwallopers.

  • 2humorous, rare Vigorous but unwieldy, clumsy. Compare "walloping".

Origin

Late 18th century; earliest use found in Letter to Henry Flood. From pot + wallop + -ing, after potwalloper.

Pronunciation

pot-walloping

/pɒtˈwɒləpɪŋ/