- Paddywhack means a beating or a temper.
An example of a paddywhack is a whipping of someone.
- Paddywhack is defined as to beat or spank.
An example of paddywhack is to spank a child for discipline.
- Brit., Dial. a rage; temper
- Informal a beating or spanking
Origin of paddywhackorigin, originally , an Irishman ; from Paddy + whack: as in “get one's Irish up”