whang

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1whang

noun \ˈhwaŋ, ˈwaŋ\

Definition of WHANG

1
dial
a :  thong
b :  rawhide
2
British :  a large piece :  chunk
3
often vulgar :  penis

Origin of WHANG

alteration of Middle English thong, thwang
First Known Use: 1536

2whang

verb

Definition of WHANG

transitive verb
1
dial :  beat, thrash
2
:  to propel or strike with force
intransitive verb
:  to beat or work with force or violence

First Known Use of WHANG

1684

3whang

noun

Definition of WHANG

:  a loud sharp vibrant or resonant sound

Origin of WHANG

imitative
First Known Use: circa 1824

4whang

verb

Definition of WHANG

intransitive verb
:  to make a whang
transitive verb
:  to strike with a whang

First Known Use of WHANG

1728

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