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Definition of "whack" []

  • To strike (someone or something) with a sharp blow; slap. (verb-transitive)
  • Slang To kill deliberately; murder. (verb-transitive)
  • To deal a sharp, resounding blow. (verb-intransitive)
  • A sharp, swift blow. (noun)
  • The sound made by a sharp, swift blow. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "whack" in a sentence
  • "The Ducks are whole other squad in their building, while on the road, Jeremiah Masoli is as cool as a Stuart Scott catchphrase that was as whack as the term whack was back in 2003."
  • "No. 17, 559 yards, par 5 (Lang Whang): A "good whack" is required for players to have a reasonable chance of reaching the green."
  • "It's about PETA, once again, showing that they are a bunch of fuckin 'whack-jobs."