Nearby words

  1. wholism,
  2. wholistic,
  3. wholly,
  4. whom,
  5. whomever,
  6. whomso,
  7. whomsoever,
  8. whoof,
  9. whoop,
  10. whoop it up

Origin of whomp

First recorded in 1925–30; imitative

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Examples from the Web for whomp

  • Soon Bob heard from the hillside the "hy-yi-hi, whomp, whomp, whomp!"

    Over the Sliprails|Henry Lawson
  • Pete Whitney said, "You git a smart lot of work out'en a farmed-out young'un if you whomp him to it."

    Trading Jeff and his Dog|James Arthur Kjelgaard


Word Origin and History for whomp
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