whomp
I. noun Etymology: imitative Date: 1926 a loud slap, crash, or crunch II. verb Date: 1942 intransitive verb to strike with a sharp noise or thump transitive verb 1. to hit or slap sharply 2. to defeat decisively ; trounce 3. to create or put together especially hastily — usually used with up

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • whomp — ☆ whomp [hwämp, wämp ] vt. [echoic] Informal 1. to hit or strike heavily and loudly; thump 2. to defeat decisively n. the act or sound of whomping whomp up Informal to prepare quickly; whip up …   English World dictionary

  • whomp — [ wamp, hwamp ] noun singular a way of writing the sound that something makes when it hits the surface of something else with a lot of force …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • whomp — informal ► VERB ▪ strike heavily; thump. ► NOUN ▪ a thump. ORIGIN imitative …   English terms dictionary

  • whomp — /hwomp, womp/, Informal. n. 1. a loud, heavy blow, slap, bang, or the like: He fell with an awful whomp. v.t. 2. to defeat (a person, opposing team, etc.) decisively: We whomped the visiting team. 3. to slap or strike: to whomp the kids. v.i. 4.… …   Universalium

  • whomp — {{11}}whomp (n.) 1926, echoic of the sound of a heavy blow or something falling heavily. {{12}}whomp (v.) 1952, from WHOMP (Cf. whomp) (n.). Related: Whomped; whomping …   Etymology dictionary

  • whomp — [[t](h)wɒmp, wɒmp[/t]] n. Informal. 1) inf a loud, heavy blow, slap, bang, or the like: He fell with an awful whomp[/ex] 2) inf to defeat decisively 3) inf to slap or strike 4) inf to make a banging or slapping noise 5) phv inf whomp up to stir… …   From formal English to slang

  • whomp — v. 1.to hit someone; 2. to beat someone at something; 3. to accelerate the car really really fast, gas it. 1. i m gonna whomp you. 2.we whomped up on them. 3. whomp it! we can make it through this light …   Dictionary of american slang

  • whomp — v. 1.to hit someone; 2. to beat someone at something; 3. to accelerate the car really really fast, gas it. 1. i m gonna whomp you. 2.we whomped up on them. 3. whomp it! we can make it through this light …   Dictionary of american slang

  • whomp — verb 1. hit with the hand • Syn: ↑cuff • Hypernyms: ↑slap • Verb Frames: Somebody s something Somebody s somebody The fighter managed to whomp his opponent …   Useful english dictionary

  • whomp — verb /ʍɒmp/ Hit extremely hard. If you don’t cut that out, I’m going to whomp you so hard your head will spin! …   Wiktionary

  • whomp — v Beat, whip. If you don t shut up, I m going to whomp you. 1950s …   Historical dictionary of American slang

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