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whack

whack

 
pronunciation:
waek
parts of speech:
transitive verb, intransitive verb, noun
phrases:
take a whack at, have a whack at, out of whack
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: whacked, whacking, whacks
definition 1: to strike or smack with a sharp, resounding blow.
similar words:
chop, rap
definition 2: to cut or shape with or as though with such a blow or blows (often fol. by off or into).
The butcher whacked off the chicken's head.
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition: to strike or smack with a sharp, resounding blow.
similar words:
chop
 
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a sharp, resounding blow; smack.
similar words:
chop, lick, paste, pound, thud
definition 2: the sound of such a blow.
similar words:
rap, slam
phrase: take a whack at
phrase: have a whack at
phrase: out of whack