He has also drawn criticism for failing to specify which domestic programs would be whacked.
He said that a man named Cab Tice came to him and indicated that the group wanted Billings “whacked,” but he refused the job.
He should, according to Mahony, prepare himself to be whacked over the head with such a thoughtless and offensive gift.
Note to royal couple: Stay away from Canterbury Cathedral, where Thomas à Becket was whacked near the stairs to the crypt.
Moore, Oklahoma, was whacked with a mile-wide tornado Monday, reducing much of the Oklahoma City suburb to rubble.
We were so whacked that we wanted a meal and a bed on which to sleep, sleep, sleep.
He whacked the donkey and cursed the boar as a pig and a Christian.
The dog smelt his hand and whacked her tail on the floor in token of recognition, but growled again, nevertheless.
They whacked each other with blows which would have destroyed elephants.
He whacked Pete's shin with a rubber hammer, but Pete never kicked.
"to strike sharply," 1719, probably of imitative origin. The noun is from 1737. The word in out of whack (1885) is perhaps the slang meaning "share, just portion" (1785), which may be from the notion of the blow that divides, or the rap of the auctioneer's hammer.
[probably echoic; in second verb sense, the use of whacks, ''any form of force,'' is attested among Chicago gunmen in 1932]