The Collaborative DictionaryWhap \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.
; p. pr. &
vb. n. Whapping
beat or strike. [1913 Webster] Whap
Whap \Whap\, Whop \Whop\, n. A blow, or quick,
smart stroke. [1913 Webster] Whapper
whap v : hit hard [syn: sock
] [also: whapping