Whack meaning

wăk, hwăk
A sharp, resounding blow.
noun
3
0
To strike (someone or something) with a sharp blow; slap.
verb
1
0
(slang) To kill deliberately; murder.
verb
1
0
To deal a sharp, resounding blow.
verb
1
0
A sharp, swift blow.
noun
0
0
Advertisement
The sound made by a sharp, swift blow.
noun
0
0
To strike or slap with a sharp, resounding blow.
verb
0
0
(slang) To murder (a person), often, specif., for pay.
verb
0
0
The sound of this.
noun
0
0
noun
0
0
Advertisement
noun
0
0
noun
0
0
To hit, slap or strike.
verb
0
0
(slang) To kill, bump off.
verb
0
0
To share or parcel out.
verb
0
0
Advertisement
(informal) have
  • To try out; attempt.
idiom
0
0
(informal) out of whack
  • Improperly ordered or balanced; not functioning correctly.
idiom
0
0
(slang) whacked out
  • Exhausted.
  • Crazy.
  • Under the influence of a mind-altering drug.
idiom
0
0
at a whack
  • at one time and quickly or without pausing
idiom
0
0
(informal) have a whack at
  • to aim a blow at
  • to make an attempt at
idiom
0
0
Advertisement
out of whack
  • not in proper working condition
idiom
0
0
whack off
  • to separate or remove by or as by a blow
  • to masturbate
idiom
0
0

Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
whack
Plural:
whacks

Idioms and Phrasal Verbs

Origin of whack

  • Probably imitative

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Wiktionary