Whack \Whack\, n.
A smart resounding blow. [Colloq.] [1913 Webster]
A portion; share; allowance. [Slang] [Webster 1913 Suppl.]
an attempt; as, to take a whack at it. [Colloq.] [PJC] Out of whack, out of order. [Slang] [Webster 1913 Suppl.]
To strike; to beat; to give a heavy or resounding blow to; to thrash; to make with whacks. [Colloq.] [1913 Webster] Rodsmen were whackingtheir way through willow brakes. --G. W. Cable. [1913 Webster]
To divide into shares; as, to whack the spoils of a robbery; -- often with up. [Slang] [Webster 1913 Suppl.]
1 the sound made by a sharp swift blow
2 the act of hitting vigorously; "he gave the table a whack" [syn: knock, belt, rap, whang] v : hit hard; "The teacher whacked the boy" [syn: wham, whop, wallop]
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- /wæk/, or
- Rhymes with: -æk
To kill, bump off
- Finnish: tappaa
- Slang for assassination (mainly used by the Italian-american Mafia members)
- Wank (as in "Wack off")
- WACK, the former television program Wild & Crazy Kids
- WACK, the current television program Wrestling Association of Championship Krushers
- A slang term for the Backslash symbol
- A negative slang term for 'bad' 'poor' 'weak'
- A rapper stage name Wack Deuce
- WACK, a radio station in Newark, New York (in the Finger Lakes-- not New Jersey)
- A word that is used to describe someone as being poor at something.'Your Wack!'