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whack

verb uk   us   /wæk/
[T] to hit someone or something noisily: He whacked the tree trunk with his stick. She whacked him in the mouth. [T + adv/prep] informal to quickly put something somewhere: "Where shall I put my bag?" "Just whack it in the corner there."

whack

noun uk   us   /wæk/

whack noun (SHARE)

[S or U] informal a share or part: Low earners will pay only half the charge but high earners will have to pay full whack (= pay the whole amount). That's not a fair whack.top whack UK informal the highest possible price or payment: They're prepared to pay top whack for goods like this.

whack noun (NOT RIGHT)

out of whack US informal not operating correctly or looking right: You can use Carol's old bike - the gears are out of whack, but it still goes.

whack noun (HIT)

[C] the action of hitting someone or something noisily: He gave the ball a whack with his stick.
Translations of “whack”
in Vietnamese đánh đau…
in Spanish pegar, zurrar…
in Thai ตีอย่างแรง…
in Malaysian memukul…
in French donner un grand coup (à)…
in German vermöbeln…
in Chinese (Traditional) 猛打,猛擊,重擊, 迅速放置, 隨意丟放…
in Indonesian menampar…
in Russian ударять…
in Turkish çarpmak, dövmek, yumruk indirmek…
in Chinese (Simplified) 猛打,猛击,重击, 迅速放置, 随意丢放…
in Polish walnąć…
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