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Meaning of WHANG

Pronunciation:  w'ang

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  the act of hitting vigorously; "he gave the table a whack"
  2. [v]  attack forcefully; "whang away at the school reform plan"
  3. [v]  propel or hit with force, as of a ball
  4. [v]  beat with force

WHANG is a 5 letter word that starts with W.


 Synonyms: belt, knock, rap, whack
 See Also: assail, assault, attack, beat, blow, hit, lash out, round, snipe



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Whang\, v. t.
    1. To beat; thrash; bang; also, to throw, hurl, or fling
       about, violently. [Scot. & Dial. Eng.]
    2. To slice, esp. in large pieces; to chop. [Scot.]
  2. \Whang\, n.
    1. A blow; whack. [Dial. or Colloq.]
    2. A large piece or slice; chunk. [Scot. & Dial. Eng.]
    3. Formerly, a house-cleaning party. [Local, U. S.]
  3. \Whang\, n. [Cf. {Thong}.]
    A leather thong. [Prov. Eng. & Colloq. U. S.]
  4. \Whang\, v. t.
    To beat. [Prov. Eng. & Colloq. U. S.]