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NOUN (1)

1. the act of hitting vigorously;
- Example: "he gave the table a whack"
[syn: knock, belt, rap, whack, whang]


VERB (3)

1. beat with force;

2. propel or hit with force;
- Example: "whang the ball"

3. attack forcefully;
- Example: "whang away at the school reform plan"


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Whang \Whang\, n. [Cf. Thong.] A leather thong. [Prov. Eng. & Colloq. U. S.] [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Whang \Whang\, v. t. 1. To beat; thrash; bang; also, to throw, hurl, or fling about, violently. [Scot. & Dial. Eng.] [Webster 1913 Suppl.] 2. To slice, esp. in large pieces; to chop. [Scot.] [Webster 1913 Suppl.]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Whang \Whang\, n. 1. A blow; whack. [Dial. or Colloq.] [Webster 1913 Suppl.] 2. A large piece or slice; chunk. [Scot. & Dial. Eng.] [Webster 1913 Suppl.] 3. Formerly, a house-cleaning party. [Local, U. S.] [Webster 1913 Suppl.]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

whang n 1: the act of hitting vigorously; "he gave the table a whack" [syn: knock, belt, rap, whack, whang] v 1: beat with force 2: propel or hit with force; "whang the ball" 3: attack forcefully; "whang away at the school reform plan"