whack

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciationshwæk/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/hwæk, wæk/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(hwak, wak)


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whack

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. heard a loud whack
  2. gave her a whack [across the face, in the stomach]
  3. gave the [table, ball, coconut] a whack
  4. gave the [flies, branches] a good whack
  5. gave it a whack on the [top, bottom, side]
  6. came [open, apart] with a few whacks
  7. got a whack for [being rude, swearing]
  8. informal: took a whack at the [job, jump]
  9. informal: take a whack at [finding, spotting, analyzing]
  10. informal: let me take a whack at it
  11. informal: the [numbers, controls] are out of whack
v
  1. whacked the ball [back, at, to]
  2. whack [him, the piñata]
  3. whacked her on her [head, elbow, arm]
  4. whacked his [head, forehead] against the [table, window, door]
  5. whacked [his thumb, her finger] with the hammer
  6. she was whacked out by [the run, the ordeal, her kids]
  7. whack [him, the children, the dog] out
  8. the [drugs, dope] whacked me out
  9. he was whacked by [the mob, a hitman, the feds]
  10. he was whacked for [money, drugs, not paying]
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