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1 whacking

The act of inflicting corporal punishment with repeated blows.

synonyms: beating, drubbing, lacing, licking, thrashing, trouncing.

Polish: lanie, okładanie, młócenie, bicie, pranie, dawanie


1 whacking

British informal Enormous.

Roget 192: large, big; great etc. (in quantity) 31; considerable, bulky, voluminous, ample, massive, massy; capacious, comprehensive; ... show more


1 whacking


Moby thesaurus: awful, banging, bumping, deadly, dreadful, fearful, frightful, horrible, howling, rousing, slapping, spanking, terrible, terrific, thumping, thundering, walloping, whaling, whopping.

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1 whack

The sound made by a sharp swift blow.

Roget 406: snap etc. v.; rapping etc. v.; decrepitation, crepitation; report, thud; burst, explosion, blast, boom, ... show more

Roget 273: ship, vessel, sail; craft, bottom.    navy, marine, fleet, flotilla; shipping.    man of war etc. (combatant) 726; ... show more

Dutch: klop

2 whack

The act of hitting vigorously:
— He gave the table a whack.

synonyms: belt, knock, rap, whang.

Roget 276: impulse, impulsion, impetus; momentum; push, pulsion, thrust, shove, jog, jolt, brunt, booming, boost [U.S.], throw; ... show more

Polish: puknięcie, stuknięcie


1 whack

Hit hard:
— The teacher whacked the boy.

synonyms: wallop, wham, whop.

Roget 406: rap, snap, tap, knock, ping; click; clash; crack, crackle; crash; pop; slam, bang, blast, ... show more

Roget 276: give an impetus etc. n.; impel, push; start, give a start to, set going; drive, urge, boom; thrust, prod, ... show more

Dutch: meppen, ranselen

Moby thesaurus: approach, assay, attempt, bang, bash, bat, beating, belt, bid, biff, blow, bonk, bout, box, box the ears, buffet, bump, burst, bust, catch ... show more.

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