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whang

noun \ ˈhwaŋ , ˈwaŋ \

Definition of whang

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

Origin and Etymology of whang

alteration of Middle English thong, thwang

First Known Use: 1536

in the meaning defined at sense 1


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whang

verb

Definition of whang

1 dialect : beat, thrash
2 : to propel or strike with force
: to beat or work with force or violence

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whang

noun

Definition of whang

: a loud sharp vibrant or resonant sound

Origin and Etymology of whang

imitative

First Known Use: circa 1824

in the meaning defined above


4

whang

verb

Definition of whang

: to make a whang
: to strike with a whang


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