(all) in one whack

Definition of (all) in one whack

US, informal

  1. :  at one time :  in a single amount We borrowed $5,000 all in one whack.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  the whole amount, quantity, or extent of

    :  as much as possible

    :  every member or individual component of

  1. :  wholly, quite

    :  only, exclusively

    :  just

  1. :  the whole number, quantity, or amount :  totality

    : used in such phrases as for all I know, for all I care, and for all the good it does to indicate a lack of knowledge, interest, or effectiveness

    :  everybody, everything

  1. :  the whole of one's possessions, resources, or energy

whackplay
  1. :  to strike with a smart or resounding blow

    :  to cut with or as if with a whack :  chop

    :  to get the better of :  defeat

  1. :  a smart or resounding blow

    :  the sound of or as if of such a blow

    :  a critical attack


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