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Origin of whomp

First recorded in 1925–30; imitative
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How to use whomp in a sentence

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

    Over the Sliprails|Henry Lawson
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