, whopped, whop′ping
- to hit, strike, beat, etc.
- to defeat decisively
Origin of whop; from Middle English wappen, probably echoic
a sharp, resounding blow, stroke, thump, etc.
transitive verbwhopped, whop·ping, whops
- To strike with a heavy blow.
- To defeat soundly; thrash.
A heavy blow; a sharp thud.
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