[ hwop, wop ]
/ ʰwɒp, wɒp /
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.
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Also whap [hwop, wop, hwap, wap], /ʰwɒp, wɒp, ʰwæp, wæp/, wap [wop, wap] /wɒp, wæp/ .
Origin of whop
First recorded in 1350–1400; Middle English, variant of wap
Words nearby whop
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British Dictionary definitions for whop
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
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