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Meaning of WHAP

Pronunciation:  whâp

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[v]  hit hard
 

WHAP is a 4 letter word that starts with W.

 

 Synonyms: bash, bonk, bop, sock, whop
 
 See Also: hit

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Whap\, Whop \Whop\, v. i. [Cf. OE. quappen to palpitate,
    E. quob, quaver, wabble, awhape, wap.]
    To throw one's self quickly, or by an abrupt motion; to turn
    suddenly; as, she whapped down on the floor; the fish whapped
    over. --Bartlett.
    
    Note: This word is used adverbially in the north of England,
          as in the United States, when anything vanishes, or is
          gone suddenly; as, whap went the cigar out of my mouth.
    
    
  2. \Whap\, Whop \Whop\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Whapped}; p. pr.
    & vb. n. {Whapping}.]
    To beat or strike.
    
    
  3. \Whap\, Whop \Whop\, n.
    A blow, or quick, smart stroke.
    
    
 

 

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