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whomp

play
noun \ˈhwämp, ˈhwȯmp, ˈwämp, ˈwȯmp\

Definition of whomp

  1. :  a loud slap, crash, or crunch

Examples of whomp in a Sentence

  1. the dish fell off the table and hit the hardwood floor with a whomp

Origin and Etymology of whomp

imitative


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whomp

verb

Definition of whomp

  1. intransitive verb
  2. :  to strike with a sharp noise or thump

  3. transitive verb
  4. 1 :  to hit or slap sharply

  5. 2 :  to defeat decisively :  trounce

  6. 3 :  to create or put together especially hastily —usually used with up

Examples of whomp in a Sentence

  1. the basketball team was whomped in the last game of the regular season and missed out on the playoffs

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First Known Use of whomp

1942



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