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verb [transitive] informal whack pronunciation in British English /wæk/
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present tense
present participlewhacking
past tensewhacked
past participlewhacked
  1. 1
    to hit someone or something with a lot of force
    I whacked my knee getting out of the car.
    Some kids were whacking the tree with sticks.
    He whacked his little sister on the head with a spoon.
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  2. 2
    British to put something somewhere quickly or carelessly
    Just whack the fish under the grill for ten minutes.

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