Whack

Definition of Whack

v. t.1.To strike; to beat; to give a heavy or resounding blow to; to thrash; to make with whacks.
[imp. & p. p. Whacked ; p. pr. & vb. n. Whacking.]
Rodsmen were whackingtheir way through willow brakes.
- G. W. Cable.
2.To divide into shares; as, to whack the spoils of a robbery; - often with up.
v. i.1.To strike anything with a smart blow.
To whack away
to continue striking heavy blows; as, to whack away at a log.
n.1.A smart resounding blow.
2.A portion; share; allowance.
3.an attempt; as, to take a whack at it.
Out of whack
out of order.

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