AskDefine | Define whap

The Collaborative Dictionary

Whap \Whap\, Whop \Whop\, v. i. [Cf. OE. quappen to palpitate, E. quob, quaver, wabble, awhape, wap.] To throw one's self quickly, or by an abrupt motion; to turn suddenly; as, she whapped down on the floor; the fish whapped over. --Bartlett. [1913 Webster] Note: This word is used adverbially in the north of England, as in the United States, when anything vanishes, or is gone suddenly; as, whap went the cigar out of my mouth. [1913 Webster] Whap
Whap \Whap\, Whop \Whop\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Whapped; p. pr. & vb. n. Whapping.] To beat or strike. [1913 Webster] Whap
Whap \Whap\, Whop \Whop\, n. A blow, or quick, smart stroke. [1913 Webster] Whapper

Word Net

whap v : hit hard [syn: sock, bop, whop, bonk, bash] [also: whapping, whapped]
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