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Idioms for whack

    out of whack, Informal. out of order or alignment; not in proper condition.

Origin of whack

1710–20; orig. dial., Scots form of thwack; cf. whang2, whittle

SYNONYMS FOR whack

5 try, go, turn.

OTHER WORDS FROM whack

whack·er, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for whack off (1 of 2)

whack off

verb

(intr, adverb) slang to masturbate

British Dictionary definitions for whack off (2 of 2)

whack
/ (wæk) /

verb (tr)

noun

interjection

an exclamation imitating the noise of a sharp resounding blow

Derived forms of whack

whacker, noun

Word Origin for whack

C18: perhaps a variant of thwack, ultimately of imitative origin
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Idioms and Phrases with whack off (1 of 2)

whack off

1

Cut off, as in The cook whacked off the fish's head with one blow, or The barber whacked off more hair than I wanted him to. [Slang; first half of 1900s]

2

Masturbate, as in He went to his room and whacked off. [Vulgar slang; mid-1900s]

Idioms and Phrases with whack off (2 of 2)

whack

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