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Princeton's WordNet

  1. whacknoun

    the sound made by a sharp swift blow

    Synonyms:
    whang, knock, rap, belt

  2. knock, belt, rap, whack, whangverb

    the act of hitting vigorously

    "he gave the table a whack"

    Synonyms:
    bang, strike, swath, roast, rap, tap, belt, knock, belted ammunition, pat, belt ammunition, blame, whang, rap music, knocking, bash, hip-hop, smash

  3. whack, wham, whop, wallopverb

    hit hard

    "The teacher whacked the boy"

    Synonyms:
    wallop, whap, sock, bonk, bash, bop, whop, wham

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. whackverb

    Synonyms:
    [Colloquial.] strike, beat, thrash, THWACK

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  1. List of paraphrases for "whack":

    kill

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How to use whack in a sentence?

  1. Justin Sherman:

    The Trump administration has taken almost like a whack-a-mole approach to dealing with these issues, because it seems that as soon as a Chinese company is in the news, all of a sudden that becomes the new target, it seems very unlikely that there is thinking going on about the longer term strategy, and much more likely that the focus instead is on this politically motivated attack on an application because it's a Chinese-owned app, even if there are real security questions.

  2. President Barack Obama:

    If we try to do everything ourselves all across the Middle East, all across North Africa, we'll be playing whack-a-mole and there'll be a whole lot of unintended consequences that ultimately make us less secure.

  3. Holly Phillips:

    This checklist of 10 reasons your internal thermostat is out of whack can help you get a handle on why you're chronically freezing your butt off. You're too thin Low body weight — defined as a BMI hovering around 18.5 or under — can chill you out for a couple of reasons. First, when you're underweight, you lack an adequate level of body fat to insulate you from cold temperatures, explained Maggie Moon, RD, a Los Angeles – based nutritionist. The other thing is, to maintain that low BMI, you have to reduce your food intake so you likely aren't eating very much at all. Skimping on calories puts the brakes on your metabolism, so you don't create enough body heat. Consider putting on a few pounds by loading up on whole, healthy foods that contain lots of protein, fat, and complex carbohydrates. RELATED : Subtle Signs of Eating Disorders Your Thyroid is out of whack Add cold intolerance to the long list of health issues you can blame on the butterfly-shaped gland in your neck. Always being cold is a telltale sign of hypothyroidism, which means Your Thyroid doesn't secrete enough thyroid hormone.

  4. Samm Sacks:

    If we continue to play the game of whack-a-mole with Chinese apps that are perceived as a threat, I don't think that makes us anymore secure.

  5. Trillium Asset Management:

    The sheer volume, magnitude, and frequency of Facebook's controversies strongly suggests that the company's whack-a-mole approach is insufficient - Facebook needs to institutionalize stronger risk oversight mechanisms.


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