What are the antonyms for SPANKING?

Synonyms for SPANKING

Usage Examples for SPANKING

  1. That is your cue to leap over the side as quick as you can move, for at that precise moment this spanking craft is going to capsize. - "The Man Upstairs and Other Stories" by P. G. Wodehouse
  2. The air of wind freshening, we kept on at a spanking rate for another hour, Groves lying on the deck with his eyes just over the bulwarks and giving orders to Dawson and me, who kept the helm; then the galley, being within a quarter of a mile of us, fired a shot as a signal to us to haul down our sail, and this having no effect, he soon after fires another, which, striking us in the stern, sent great splinters flying up from the bulwarks there. - "A Set of Rogues" by Frank Barrett