whap

verb

variant spelling of

transitive verb

1 : to pull or whip out
2a : beat, strike
b : to defeat totally

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“Whap.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/whap. Accessed 27 Jan. 2021.

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