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Definition of "whomp" []

  • A loud, heavy blow or thud. (noun)
  • To hit or strike. (verb-transitive)
  • To defeat soundly; trounce: whomped the opposing team. (verb-transitive)
  • To prepare or make, especially with little effort. Often used with up: "Meanwhile, you whomp up yams and spuds and bake your pies” ( Garrison Keillor). (verb-transitive)
  • To hit or strike with a whomp. (verb-intransitive)

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 "whomp" in a sentence
  • "I thought I was the only one with a word whomp addiction."
  • "How about a question where she goes first, followed by him - giving him the opportunity to "whomp" her?"
  • "Obama did 'whomp' Hillary first when she said she had been asking the Pentagon about a plan."