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EtymologyEdit

From Middle English whappen, variant of wappen(to strike; fling; shoot; stun), probably of imitative origin. Compare Old Norse vappa(to waddle).

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whop ‎(third-person singular simple present whops, present participle whopping, simple past and past participle whopped)

  1. (transitive, informal) To throw or move (something) quickly, usually with an impact.
    He angrily whopped the book onto the table.

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NounEdit

whop ‎(plural whops)

  1. A blow or strike.

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