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1whomp

noun \ˈhwämp, ˈhwmp, ˈwämp, ˈwmp\

Definition of WHOMP

:  a loud slap, crash, or crunch

Examples of WHOMP

  1. <the dish fell off the table and hit the hardwood floor with a whomp>

Origin of WHOMP

imitative
First Known Use: 1926

Rhymes with WHOMP

2whomp

verb

Definition of WHOMP

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

Examples of WHOMP

  1. <the basketball team was whomped in the last game of the regular season and missed out on the playoffs>

First Known Use of WHOMP

1942

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