wherret

noun
wher·​ret | \ ˈ(h)wərə̇t \
plural -s

Definition of wherret

 (Entry 1 of 3)

chiefly dialectal
: a cuff on the face or ear : box, slap
\ " \
-ed/-ing/-s

Definition of wherret (Entry 2 of 3)

chiefly dialectal
: to give a cuff or blow to
variants: or wherrit \ " \
-ed/-ing/-s

Definition of wherret (Entry 3 of 3)

dialectal

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History and Etymology for wherret

Noun

imitative

Transitive verb (2)

perhaps alteration of worrit

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“Wherret.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/wherret. Accessed 2 Dec. 2021.

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