whop

verb
\ ˈ(h)wäp How to pronounce whop (audio) \
variants: or
whopped or whapped; whopping or whapping

Definition of whop

 (Entry 1 of 2)

transitive verb

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

whop

noun
variants: or less commonly whap

Definition of whop (Entry 2 of 2)

: a heavy blow : thump

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Examples of whop in a Sentence

Verb despite high hopes, the hometown favorites got whopped again maybe if that television station replaced its obnoxious news anchor, it wouldn't get consistently whopped in the ratings Noun the doctor gave my knee a little whop with his mallet to test my reflexes
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First Known Use of whop

Verb

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Noun

14th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for whop

Verb

Middle English whappen, alteration of wappen to throw violently

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The first known use of whop was in the 14th century

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“Whop.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/whop. Accessed 13 Jun. 2021.

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