Examples of whop in a Sentence
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
Recent Examples of whop from the Web
For women ages 25 to 29, the jump was a whopping 700 percent.
That the president* is in whopping violation of these constitutional provisions is, to me, beyond all doubt.
Variety reports that users are watching a whopping 100 million hours of the streaming service every day on their televisions, using living room devices like Google’s Chromecast.
That was a whopping 22.1 yards per completion percentage to go along with 50 carries for 325 yards and 5 more scores.
This makes distribution easy for Google since every Pixel phone will automatically download the whopping 100MB update to make the app work.
There are signs that the economy may be cooling after growing at a whopping 7.4 percent last year.
And on Monday at the I.F.P. Gotham Awards, Ronan won the actress honor, and Get Out took home a whopping three prizes—for screenplay, breakthrough director, and the audience award.
Dragon Quest Heroes 1+2, which is so far only available in Japan, requires a whopping 26.8GB.
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Origin and Etymology of whop
First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
Synonymsannihilate, blow away, bomb, bury, clobber, cream, drub, dust, flatten, paste, rout, shellac, skin, skunk, smoke [slang], smother, snow under, thrash, trim, tromp, trounce, wallop, wax [slang], whomp, whip (or whap), whup
Related Wordssweep, upset; beat, best, conquer, dispatch, hurdle, lick, master, overbear, overcome, overmatch, prevail (over), subdue, surmount, take, throw, triumph (over), win (against), worst; crush, knock off, knock over, overpower, overthrow, overwhelm, subjugate, upend, vanquish; ace (out), better, eclipse, exceed, outdistance, outdo, outfight, outshine, outstrip, overtop, surpass, top, transcend; edge (out), nose out, pip [British]; cap, excel, flourish, score, succeed; break, destroy, do in, finish, sink, slaughter
Examples of whop in a Sentence
the doctor gave my knee a little whop with his mallet to test my reflexes
First Known Use of whop
Synonymsbang, bash, bat, beat, belt, biff, bop, box, buffet, bust, chop, clap, clip, clout, crack, cuff, dab, douse [British], fillip, hack, haymaker, hit, hook, knock, larrup [dialect], lash, lick, pelt, pick, plump, poke, pound, punch, rap, slam, slap, slug, smack, smash, sock, spank, stinger, stripe, stroke, swat, swipe, switch, thud, thump, thwack, wallop, welt, whack, wham, 1blow (also whap)
Related Wordscounter, counterblow, counterpunch, counterstroke; body blow, hand, kick, knee, left, one-two, rabbit punch, right, right-hander, roundhouse, shiver, sidewinder, sucker punch, swing, uppercut; cruncher, kayo, knockdown, knockout, KO; bastinado (or bastinade), battering, beating, bludgeoning, clobbering, cudgeling (or cudgelling), drubbing, hammering, lambasting, licking, pasting, pounding, pummeling (also pummelling), thrashing; flogging, walloping, whip, whipping
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