whomping up

whomp

[hwomp, womp] Informal.
noun
1.
a loud, heavy blow, slap, bang, or the like: He fell with an awful whomp.
verb (used with object)
2.
to defeat (a person, opposing team, etc.) decisively: We whomped the visiting team.
3.
to slap or strike: to whomp the kids.
verb (used without object)
4.
to make a banging or slapping noise: Guns whomped in the distance.
Verb phrases
5.
whomp up, Informal.
a.
to make or create quickly: to whomp up a new set of guidelines.
b.
to stir up; rouse: to whomp up public approval.

Origin:
1925–30; imitative

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whomp
1926, echoic of the sound of a heavy blow or something falling heavily; the verb is first attested 1952.
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