whop

[hwop, wop] /ʰwɒp, wɒp/
verb (used with object), whopped, whopping.
1.
to strike forcibly.
2.
to defeat soundly, as in a contest.
3.
to put or pull violently; whip:
"to whop out a book."
verb (used without object), whopped, whopping.
4.
to plump suddenly down; flop.
noun
5.
a forcible blow.
6.
the sound made by it.
7.
a bump; heavy fall.
Also, whap, wap.
Origin
1350–1400; Middle English, variant of wap
British Dictionary definitions for whop
whop, informal (less commonly) wop or informal (less commonly) whap (wɒp)
 
vb , whops, whopping, whopped
1.  (tr) to strike, beat, or thrash
2.  (tr) to defeat utterly
3.  (intr) to drop or fall
 
n
4.  a heavy blow or the sound made by such a blow
 
[C14: variant of wap, perhaps of imitative origin]
 
wop, informal (less commonly) wop or informal (less commonly) whap
 
vb
 
n
 
[C14: variant of wap, perhaps of imitative origin]
 
whap, informal (less commonly) wop or informal (less commonly) whap
 
vb
 
n
 
[C14: variant of wap, perhaps of imitative origin]

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Word Origin and History for whop
whop
"to beat, strike," c.1440, of imitative origin; cf. Welsh chwap "a stroke," also of imitative origin; cf. also wap.
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whop

noun
  1. : Give a good whop this time (1440+)
  2. A try or chance; crack, pop, shot : politicians, judges, people from out of town, $50 to $100 a whop (1980s+)
verb

To hit; whack (1575+)

[echoic]


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