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Definition of the onomatopoeic word ‘whack’.

Whack
Pronunciation:
\ˈhwak, ˈwak\
Function:
verb
Etymology:
probably imitative of the sound of a blow
Date:
1719
transitive verb
1 a: to strike with a smart or resounding blow <whack the ball> b: to cut with or as if with a whack : 
2chiefly British : to get the better of : 
3slang : , intransitive verb: to strike a smart or resounding blow
whack·er noun


whack. (2008). In Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary.
Retrieved May 15, 2008, from http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/whack
 
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