whop

[ hwop, wop ]
/ ʰwɒp, wɒp /
Informal.

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.

noun

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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
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British Dictionary definitions for whop

whop

wop or less commonly whap

informal

verb whops, whopping or whopped

(tr) to strike, beat, or thrash
(tr) to defeat utterly
(intr) to drop or fall

noun

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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