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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
1350-1400; Middle English, variant of wap
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British Dictionary definitions for whop

whop

/wɒp/
verb whops, whopping, whopped
1.
(transitive) to strike, beat, or thrash
2.
(transitive) to defeat utterly
3.
(intransitive) to drop or fall
noun
4.
a heavy blow or the sound made by such a blow
Word Origin
C14: variant of wap, perhaps of imitative origin
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Word Origin and History for whop
v.

"to beat, strike," mid-15c., of imitative origin; cf. Welsh chwap "a stroke," also of imitative origin; cf. also wap.

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Slang definitions & phrases for whop

whoop-de-do

adjective

: The racketeering, gossiping, whoop-dedoodle thing, it is a piece of stinking fish (1920s+)

noun
  1. Raucous confusion; noisy celebration; jolly fuss: a gay sense of flossy whoop-de-doo/ but, in spite of this whoopde-doo/ Cowboys and soldiers created a deafening hoop-a-doop (1929+)
  2. A series of ruts or bumps in a road: A department analysis of the ripples, called whoopdedoos by engineers (1980s+ Motorcyclists & highway engineers)

[echoic]


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