[ hwakt-out, wakt- ]

  1. tired; exhausted; worn-out.

  2. wacky; crazy.

  1. stupefied or crazed by narcotic drugs or alcohol; stoned.

Origin of whacked-out

First recorded in 1965–70

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How to use whacked-out in a sentence

  • We may not be as nimble as some little whacked out co-op, but for who we are—I think we do a good job.

    Makers | Cory Doctorow
  • Then the second man whacked out what appeared to be a pretty three bagger, scoring the runner from first.

Other Idioms and Phrases with whacked-out


Tired out, exhausted, as in They were whacked out after that long flight. [Slang; mid-1900s]

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