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
Market research firm NPD Group also found that U.S. sales of basketball products, for example, declined by a whopping 23.6 percent between 2016 and 2017, after dropping 18 percent the previous year.
Bama received 225 first-place votes to win the SEC Western Division, a whopping 92.6 percent from the media brain trust that assembled this week in suburban Birmingham, Ala.
For example, Kentucky stands to see its uninsured rate rise by a whopping 231 percent under the Senate measure.
Even today, the Mac version of the Winamp installer is only 4.2MB; by comparison, the iTunes Mac installer comes in at a whopping 170MB.
Because almost every product on the site is a whopping 25% off, a pretty huge deal for any cosmetics company, especially one as popular and beloved as Too Faced.
Panning back further to 1990, the number grew by a whopping 265 percent.
If over 1.4 million saves (along with a whopping 796 percent rise in searches) so far this year have any say, the claim clearly holds water.
Snap’s executives will have more to chat about with marketers at Cannes this year than that whopping ferris wheel.
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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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