wack

1 [wak] Slang.

Origin:
1935–40; perhaps back formation from wacky

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wack

2 [wak]
verb (used with object), verb (used without object), noun
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wack or wacker (wæk, ˈwækə)
 
n
dialect (Liverpool), (Midland English) friend; pal: used chiefly as a term of address
 
[perhaps from dialect wack or whack to share out, hence one who shares, a friend]
 
wacker or wacker
 
n
 
[perhaps from dialect wack or whack to share out, hence one who shares, a friend]

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whack definition


and wack
  1. tv.
    to strike someone or something. : Larry reached down and wacked the dog across the snout.
  2. n.
    a blow or hit (at someone or something). : She landed a nasty wack on his thigh.
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w(h)ack (so) (out) definition


  1. tv.
    to kill somebody. (Underworld.) : Willie made another try at whacking Albert out last evening.
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w(h)ack (sth) (out) definition


  1. tv.
    to rob a place; to swindle a business establishment. (Underworld.) : Did your guys wack the church collection box?
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Example sentences
These animals have to be controlled, otherwise the ecological balance of the whole region goes out of wack.
The structure of pay in today's corporations is totally out of wack.
Incessant high pitched, screeching wacky-wack calls.
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