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Definition of wack

: not up to the mark : lousy, lame while there are skilled moments, there are wack ones as well— Danyel Smith

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that movie was wack, even by the standards of popcorn flicks
Recent Examples on the Web To find out whether your taste in music is mad wack, try the A.I. bot for yourself. Darlene Aderoju, PEOPLE.com, "'How Bad Is Your Spotify' Artificial Intelligence Bot Mercilessly Roasts Your Taste in Music," 25 Dec. 2020

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First Known Use of wack

1984, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for wack

probably alteration of wacky

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“Wack.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/wack. Accessed 7 May. 2021.

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