- 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., Dialectal a rage; temper
- Informal a beating or spanking
Origin: orig., an Irishman from Paddy plush whack: as inch(es) “get one's Irish up”
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