Definitions for whack
This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word whack.
the sound made by a sharp swift blow
knock, belt, rap, whack, whangverb
the act of hitting vigorously
"he gave the table a whack"
whack, wham, whop, wallopverb
"The teacher whacked the boy"
A blow, impact or slap.
A share or portion.
To hit, slap or strike.
To kill, bump off.
To share or parcel out.
1) Verb: To strike forcibly with a blow or hit sharply, typically with a tool or weapon. 2) Noun: A powerful or serious blow or hit. 3) Slang: Referring to something as being in a poor or distorted condition, often used to describe awareness or mental stability ("out of whack"). 4) Slang: In some regions, it is used to refer to a murder or assassination, particularly within organized crime.
to strike; to beat; to give a heavy or resounding blow to; to thrash; to make with whacks
to strike anything with a smart blow
a smart resounding blow
Etymology: [Cf. Thwack.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
hwak, v.t. to thwack: (slang) to parcel out, share.—v.i. to keep on striking: (slang) to settle accounts.—n. a blow: a stroke, share.—n. Whack′er (slang), something big.—adj. Whack′ing, very large, astounding. [Thwack.]
The New Hacker's Dictionary
According to arch-hacker James Gosling (designer of NeWS, GOSMACS and Java), to “...modify a program with no idea whatsoever how it works.” (See whacker.) It is actually possible to do this in nontrivial circumstances if the change is small and well-defined and you are very good at glarking things from context. As a trivial example, it is relatively easy to change all stderr writes to stdout writes in a piece of C filter code which remains otherwise mysterious.
Surnames Frequency by Census Records
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Whack is ranked #44730 in terms of the most common surnames in America.
The Whack surname appeared 480 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Whack.
92.2% or 443 total occurrences were Black.
3.3% or 16 total occurrences were White.
2.9% or 14 total occurrences were of two or more races.
The numerical value of whack in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of whack in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
When there was a Republican administration, as a Democrat, at the risk of stating the obvious, I'm not so sure we spent much time working on the details more than how we were creating the sound bites to push (Republicans) back and take a whack at them.
Juris suggested I put him over my knee and give him a whack.
There have been no surprises at IBM since we started buying it a few years ago, we expected revenue to come down. We expected a year like this where foreign exchange would take a whack off revenues.
This checklist of 10 reasons your internal thermostat is out of whack can help you get a handle on why you're chronically freezing your butt off. You're too thin Low body weight — defined as a BMI hovering around 18.5 or under — can chill you out for a couple of reasons. First, when you're underweight, you lack an adequate level of body fat to insulate you from cold temperatures, explained Maggie Moon, RD, a Los Angeles – based nutritionist. The other thing is, to maintain that low BMI, you have to reduce your food intake so you likely aren't eating very much at all. Skimping on calories puts the brakes on your metabolism, so you don't create enough body heat. Consider putting on a few pounds by loading up on whole, healthy foods that contain lots of protein, fat, and complex carbohydrates. RELATED : Subtle Signs of Eating Disorders Your Thyroid is out of whack Add cold intolerance to the long list of health issues you can blame on the butterfly-shaped gland in your neck. Always being cold is a telltale sign of hypothyroidism, which means Your Thyroid doesn't secrete enough thyroid hormone.
We are still operating under the 2011 strategy and the problem with that is even if we drive ISIS out of Iraq, the [Obama] administration will just basically go back to sleep. They are not treating this for what it is – a global, Islamic insurgency, we have to go to the source … until radical Islam is defeated, it’s just going to be ‘whack a mole’ for a generation … until we stop that radical ideology that is fueling them, this is never going to end.
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- schlagen, SchlagGerman
- golpear, porrazoSpanish
- iskeä, mäjäyttää, isku, mäjäys, tappaa, täräyttää, täräytysFinnish
- fesser, coup, clac, claquer, frapperFrench
- colpire, colpoItalian
- klop, slaan, afmakenDutch
- drefse, kverke, knerte, ekspedereNorwegian
- ударять, удар, разделять, делитьRussian
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