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
Comparatively, a regular Coke boasts 39 mg of caffeine, while a tall (12 oz.) iced coffee from Starbucks packs a whopping 140 mg of caffeine.
Facing deadlines at the end of the month to avoid a government shutdown and an unprecedented default on the nation’s debt, lawmakers also have to confront whopping damage estimates from the storm that swamped Houston.
Evercore ISI's whopping $70 price target raise on Friday to $250 is currently the highest.
At up to 12 meters tall, these spindly species were topped by a clump of erect branches vaguely resembling modern palm trees and lived a whopping 393 million to 372 million years ago.
Byrd gave Alvarez the nod by a whopping 118-110 margin - scoring only the fourth and seventh rounds for Golovkin.
Cocaine production is big business—according to the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, a whopping 943 tons of the drug was produced in 2014 alone.
Based on two different isotopic clocks used to date the rocks, Dodd and his colleagues suggest the microfossils could be as young as 3.77 billion years old—and perhaps a whopping 4.28 billion years old.
There are a whopping 5.7 million job openings (well over twice the level of eight years ago).
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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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