intransitive verbwhopped, whop′ping
- to hit, strike, beat, etc.
- to defeat decisively
Origin of whopfrom Middle English wappen, probably echoic
transitive verbwhopped, whop·ping, whops
- To strike with a heavy blow.
- To defeat soundly; thrash.
Origin of whopMiddle English whappen variant of wappen to throw violently
(third-person singular simple present whops, present participle whopping, simple past and past participle whopped)
- (informal) To throw or move (something) quickly, usually with an impact.
- He angrily whopped the book onto the table.
From Middle English whappen, wappen