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whomp



Pronunciation: (hwomp, womp), [key] Informal.

n.
a loud, heavy blow, slap, bang, or the like: He fell with an awful whomp.

v.t.
1. to defeat (a person, opposing team, etc.) decisively: We whomped the visiting team.
2. to slap or strike: to whomp the kids.

v.i.
1. to make a banging or slapping noise: Guns whomped in the distance.
2. whomp up, Informal.
a. to make or create quickly: to whomp up a new set of guidelines.
b. to stir up; rouse: to whomp up public approval.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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