HyperDic: whammy

English > 2 senses of the word whammy:
NOUNeventwhammya serious or devastating setback
communicationwhammy, hex, jinx, cursean evil spell
whammy > pronunciation
Soundshhwae'miy; wae'miy
Rhymesacademy ... yummy: 83 rhymes with miy...
English > whammy: 2 senses > noun 1, event
MeaningA serious or devastating setback.
Broaderreverse, reversal, setback, blow, black eyeAn unfortunate happening that hinders or impedes
Spanishdesgracia, mala pata, mala suerte
English > whammy: 2 senses > noun 2, communication
MeaningAn evil spell.
Example "he put the whammy on me"
Synonymshex, jinx, curse
Broaderspell, magic spell, magical spell, charmA verbal / verbal formula believed to have magical force
Spanishhex, maldición
Catalanhex, maledicció

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