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whaler a ship or boat used to hunt, catch, and process whales. [2 definitions]
whale shark an extremely large spotted shark that feeds mainly on plankton and small fishes.
whaling1 the business or industry of hunting, killing, and rendering whales.
whaling2 a beating; thrashing.
wham the loud noise made by a hard blow, heavy falling object, or explosion. [3 definitions]
whang1 (informal) the noise of a resounding blow or whack. [3 definitions]
whang2 a leather thong.
wharf a structure built along a shore, and often into the water, at which boats can be docked and loaded or unloaded; pier; quay. [4 definitions]
wharfage the use of a wharf or the fee charged for such use. [2 definitions]
wharf rat any of various large brown rats commonly found around wharves. [2 definitions]
what which thing or kind of thing. [12 definitions]
what'd (informal) contracted form of "what did".
whatever anything or everything that. [7 definitions]
what'll contracted form of "what will".
what makes one tick what motivates or directs one's behavior (often used as a question).
whatnot a small shelf or set of shelves for figurines, bric-a-brac, or other small items, or any of the items themselves. [2 definitions]
what're (informal) contracted form of "what are".
what's contracted form of "what is". ; contracted form of "what has". [2 definitions]
whatsoever whatever.
what've (informal) contracted form of "what have".
wheal a weal.