- exhausted; tired out.
Origin of whacked
- to strike with a smart, resounding blow or blows.
- Slang. to divide into or take in shares (often followed by up): Whack the loot between us two.
- to strike a smart, resounding blow or blows.
- a smart, resounding blow: a whack with his hand.
- Informal. a trial or attempt: to take a whack at a job.
- Slang. a portion or share.
- whack off,
- to cut off or separate with a blow: The cook whacked off the fish's head.
- Slang: Vulgar.to masturbate.
- whack out, Slang. to produce quickly or, sometimes, carelessly: She whacks out a short story every week or so.
- out of whack, Informal. out of order or alignment; not in proper condition.
Origin of whack
Synonyms for whackSee more synonyms for on Thesaurus.com
Related Words for whackedblow, blip, pat, punch, whack, sock, shove, bounce, shake, hit, beat, tap, slap, hurt, smack, fell, batter, flatten, damage, bash
Examples from the Web for whacked
Contemporary Examples of whacked
He should, according to Mahony, prepare himself to be whacked over the head with such a thoughtless and offensive gift.Dita Von Teese, My Breasts Are All Yours
August 8, 2014
Unless said partner is ready to be whacked over their head with the box for their thoughtlessness, they have made a grave mistake.Dita Von Teese, Keep Your Hands Off Our Boobs
August 6, 2014
There was that time Nancy Kerrigan was whacked in the knee by a baton-wielding assailant in 1994.Sotnikova Beat Kim Yu-Na? Figure Skating Is Probably Corrupt (But We Knew That)
February 21, 2014
Moore, Oklahoma, was whacked with a mile-wide tornado Monday, reducing much of the Oklahoma City suburb to rubble.Tornado Devastates Moore, Oklahama: Photos, Video
The Daily Beast
May 20, 2013
Thoguh it's unfortunate that the people who took the initial deal also get whacked in the process.Argentina Goes to Court (Again)
February 28, 2013
Historical Examples of whacked
Whacked his head on a rock, and young Lanning thought his man was dead.Way of the Lawless
The long tail stiffened, whacked first to one side, then to the other.The Leopard Woman
Stewart Edward White
He whacked her up the stairs, and now he's finishing her off up there in their room.L'Assommoir
He whacked the donkey and cursed the boar as a pig and a Christian.Pan-Islam
George Wyman Bury
They whacked each other with blows which would have destroyed elephants.Attention Saint Patrick
William Fitzgerald Jenkins
- to strike with a sharp resounding blow
- (usually passive) British informal to exhaust completely
- (tr; usu foll by in or on) informal to put something on to or into something else with force or abandonwhack on some sunscreen
- (tr) US slang to murderif you were out of line you got whacked
- a sharp resounding blow or the noise made by such a blow
- informal a share or portion
- informal a try or attempt (esp in the phrase have a whack at)
- out of whack informal out of order; unbalancedthe whole system is out of whack
- an exclamation imitating the noise of a sharp resounding blow
Word Origin for whack
"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.
In addition to the idioms beginning with whack
- whacked out
- whack off
- have a crack (whack) at
- out of kilter (whack)