verb (used with object), whopped, whop·ping.
to strike forcibly.
to defeat soundly, as in a contest.
to put or pull violently; whip: to whop out a book.
verb (used without object), whopped, whop·ping.
to plump suddenly down; flop.
a forcible blow.
the sound made by it.
a bump; heavy fall.
bump, sock, thud, blow, bat, shot, punch, swing, hit, harm, charge, raid, besiege, beat, assault, hurt, bombard, ambush, stab, storm
Origin of whop
1350–1400; Middle English, variant of wap
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wop or less commonly whap
verb whops, whopping or whopped
(tr) to strike, beat, or thrash
(tr) to defeat utterly
(intr) to drop or fall
a heavy blow or the sound made by such a blow
Word Origin for whop
C14: variant of wap, perhaps of imitative origin
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
"to beat, strike," mid-15c., of imitative origin; cf. Welsh chwap "a stroke," also of imitative origin; cf. also wap.
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper