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whammo

[hwam-oh, wam-oh] /ˈʰwæm oʊ, ˈwæm oʊ/ Informal.
interjection
1.
(used to indicate the sound of a blow, collision, falling object, etc.).
noun
2.
immense energy; vigor:
a movie with plenty of whammo to please the kids.
adjective
3.
characterized by such a strong effect:
a show with a whammo ending.
adverb
4.
wham.
Origin of whammo
1930-1935
1930-35; wham + -o
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Word Origin and History for whammo

exclamation signifying violence or surprise, 1932, from wham (q.v.).

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