Whapper
Whapper Whap"per, Whopper Whop"per, n. [See {Whap}.] Something uncommonly large of the kind; something astonishing; -- applied especially to a bold lie. Now (1998) usually spelled {whopper}. [Colloq.] [1913 Webster +PJC]

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  • whapper — /hwop euhr, wop /, n. whopper. * * * whapper etc.: see whopper, etc …   Useful english dictionary

  • whapper — /hwop euhr, wop /, n. whopper. * * * …   Universalium

  • Whopper — Whapper Whap per, Whopper Whop per, n. [See {Whap}.] Something uncommonly large of the kind; something astonishing; applied especially to a bold lie. Now (1998) usually spelled {whopper}. [Colloq.] [1913 Webster +PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • whopper — Whapper Whap per, Whopper Whop per, n. [See {Whap}.] Something uncommonly large of the kind; something astonishing; applied especially to a bold lie. Now (1998) usually spelled {whopper}. [Colloq.] [1913 Webster +PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Whopper — Whop per, n. [Cf. {Whapper}.] 1. One who, or that which, whops. [1913 Webster] 2. something very large, especially a big lie. Same as {Whapper}, but the more common spelling. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • whopper — /hwop euhr, wop /, n. Informal. 1. something uncommonly large of its kind. 2. a big lie. Also, whapper. [1775 85; WHOP + ER1] * * * …   Universalium

  • pud-w(h)apper — n American an obnoxious or contemptible person. One of many synonyms in use among young adolescents employing the notion of male masturbation. Here it combines whap, meaning beat or thrash, with pud, meaning the penis. ► That little pud whapper… …   Contemporary slang

  • whop|per — «HWOP uhr», noun. Informal. 1. something uncommonly large of its kind. 2. a big lie. Also, whapper. ╂[< whop to beat, overcome + er1] …   Useful english dictionary

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