HyperDic: whack

English > 3 senses of the word whack:
VERBcontactwhack, wham, whop, wallophit hard
NOUNeventwhackthe sound made by a sharp swift blow / blow
actwhack, knock, belt, rap, whangthe act of hitting vigorously
whack > pronunciation
Soundshhwae'k; wae'k
Rhymesaback ... zodiac: 126 rhymes with aek...
English > whack: 3 senses > noun 1, event
MeaningThe sound made by a sharp swift blow / blow.
BroadersoundThe sudden occurrence of an audible event
English > whack: 3 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningThe act of hitting vigorously.
Example"he gave the table a whack"
Synonymsknock, belt, rap, whang
BroaderblowA powerful stroke with the fist or a weapon
Spanishcastañazo, cate, golpe, leñazo, porrazo, tortazo, trastazo
Catalanbatzacada, batzac, cop, patacada, patac, trompada
Verbswhackhit hard
English > whack: 3 senses > verb 1, contact
Meaninghit hard.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody
ModelThe fighter managed to whack his opponent
Example"The teacher whacked the boy"
Synonymswham, whop, wallop
BroaderhitDeal a blow to, either with the hand or with an instrument
Spanishzurrar
Nounswhackthe act of hitting vigorously
whackingthe act of inflicting corporal punishment with repeated blows

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