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meanings of whack


  1. The backslash, ⟨ \ ⟩.
  2. A share, a portion, especially a full share or large portion.
  3. An attempt, a chance, a turn, a go, originally an attempt to beat someone or something.
  4. The stroke itself, regardless of its successful impact.
  5. The strike itself.
  6. A whack-up: a division of an amount into separate whacks, a divvying up.
  7. A deal, an agreement. It's a whack!.
  8. The sound of a heavy strike.


  1. To kill, bump off.
  2. To beat convincingly; to thrash.
  3. To hit, slap or strike.
  4. To share or parcel out; often with up.
  5. To surpass; to better.


  1. Alternative form of wack (“crazy").

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