Whang definition

wăng, hwăng
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A thong or whip of hide or leather.
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(vulgar slang) The penis.
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A lashing blow, as of a whip.
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The sound of such a blow.
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To beat or whip with a thong.
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To beat with a sharp blow or blows.
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To strike so as to produce a loud, reverberant noise.
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To produce a loud, reverberant noise.
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A loud, reverberant noise.
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To strike with a resounding blow.
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(dial.) To beat or thrash.
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To make a whanging noise.
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A whanging noise.
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A whack or blow.
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A thong of leather.
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Leather for thongs, etc.
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(chiefly of an object) To make a noise such as something moving quickly through the air.
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(informal) To throw with a rapid slamming motion.
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(US, slang) To whack or beat.

I ought to have whanged him one in the eye.

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(UK, US, dialect, informal, dated) A leather thong.
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(slang) A penis.
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Origin of whang

  • Dialectal variant of Middle English thong, thwang thong thong

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

  • Imitative

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

  • Debuccalized (/θw/ > /hw/) from Scots thwang, cognate to thong.

    From Wiktionary

  • From Wiktionary