thwack


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thwack

 (thwăk)
tr.v. thwacked, thwack·ing, thwacks
To strike or hit with a flat object; whack.
n.
A hard blow with a flat object; a whack.

[Imitative.]

thwack

(θwæk)
vb
to beat, hit, or flog, esp with something flat
n
a. a blow with something flat
b. the sound made by it
interj
an exclamation imitative of this sound
[C16: of imitative origin]
ˈthwacker n

thwack

(θwæk)

v.t.
1. to strike or beat vigorously with something flat; whack.
n.
2. a sharp blow with something flat.
[1520–30; imitative]
thwack′er, n.

thwack


Past participle: thwacked
Gerund: thwacking

Imperative
thwack
thwack
Present
I thwack
you thwack
he/she/it thwacks
we thwack
you thwack
they thwack
Preterite
I thwacked
you thwacked
he/she/it thwacked
we thwacked
you thwacked
they thwacked
Present Continuous
I am thwacking
you are thwacking
he/she/it is thwacking
we are thwacking
you are thwacking
they are thwacking
Present Perfect
I have thwacked
you have thwacked
he/she/it has thwacked
we have thwacked
you have thwacked
they have thwacked
Past Continuous
I was thwacking
you were thwacking
he/she/it was thwacking
we were thwacking
you were thwacking
they were thwacking
Past Perfect
I had thwacked
you had thwacked
he/she/it had thwacked
we had thwacked
you had thwacked
they had thwacked
Future
I will thwack
you will thwack
he/she/it will thwack
we will thwack
you will thwack
they will thwack
Future Perfect
I will have thwacked
you will have thwacked
he/she/it will have thwacked
we will have thwacked
you will have thwacked
they will have thwacked
Future Continuous
I will be thwacking
you will be thwacking
he/she/it will be thwacking
we will be thwacking
you will be thwacking
they will be thwacking
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been thwacking
you have been thwacking
he/she/it has been thwacking
we have been thwacking
you have been thwacking
they have been thwacking
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been thwacking
you will have been thwacking
he/she/it will have been thwacking
we will have been thwacking
you will have been thwacking
they will have been thwacking
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been thwacking
you had been thwacking
he/she/it had been thwacking
we had been thwacking
you had been thwacking
they had been thwacking
Conditional
I would thwack
you would thwack
he/she/it would thwack
we would thwack
you would thwack
they would thwack
Past Conditional
I would have thwacked
you would have thwacked
he/she/it would have thwacked
we would have thwacked
you would have thwacked
they would have thwacked
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.thwack - a hard blow with a flat object
blow - a powerful stroke with the fist or a weapon; "a blow on the head"
Verb1.thwack - deliver a hard blow to; "The teacher smacked the student who had misbehaved"
hit - deal a blow to, either with the hand or with an instrument; "He hit her hard in the face"

thwack

noun
1. smack, blow, whack, bash (informal), thump, clout (informal), swipe, wallop (informal) a sharp thwack across the arm that left fingermarks for ages
verb
1. smack, hit, bash (informal), thump, beat, deck (slang), chin (slang), clout (informal), flog, whack, swipe, wallop (informal), lambast(e) He just thwacked me on the back of the head with a ruler

thwack

verb
To deliver a powerful blow to suddenly and sharply:
Informal: biff, bop, clip, wallop.
Slang: belt, conk, paste.
Idioms: let someone have it, sock it to someone.
noun
A sudden sharp, powerful stroke:
Informal: bash, biff, bop, clip, wallop.
Slang: belt, conk, paste.
Translations

thwack

[ˈθwæk]
nchoc m
excltchac!

thwack

n (= blow)Schlag m; (= noise)Klatschen nt, → Bums m (inf)
vtschlagen; (waves) → klatschen gegen; he thwacked his cane on the tableer ließ seinen Stock auf den Tisch heruntersausen
vischlagen (against gegen); (waves, cane)klatschen

thwack

[θwæk]
1. n (blow) → colpo; (noise) → schiocco
2. vtcolpire
References in classic literature ?
that business consisted in fetching the Commodore's craft such a thwack, that with all his pumps going he made straight for the nearest port to heave down and repair.
Not while I have a stout stick to thwack your saucy bones
His pine tree went so deep into the ground, and stuck there so fast, that, before Antaeus could get it out, Hercules brought down his club across his shoulders with a mighty thwack, which made the Giant roar as if ali sorts of intolerable noises had come screeching and rumbling out of his immeasurable lungs in that one cry.
Then your feelings are less superfine than I took them to be; you must be a coarse, callous character, to bear such a thwack without staggering under it.
I had scrambled out of the coach and was instinctively settling my cravat, when somebody brushed roughly by me, and I heard a smart thwack upon the coachman's ear.
And then came a second thwack, aimed at the driver's other ear; but which missed it, and hit him on the nose, causing a terrible effusion of blood.
I cried, and with a single thwack I felled the ruffian to the floor.
Hatfield, with his cane, administered a resounding thwack upon the animal's skull, and sent it yelping back to me with a clamorous outcry that afforded the reverend gentleman great amusement: but seeing me so near, he thought, I suppose, he might as well be taking his departure; and, as I stooped to caress the dog, with ostentatious pity to show my disapproval of his severity, I heard him say: 'When shall I see you again, Miss Murray?
By the side of the column walked a huge red-headed bowman, with his hands thrown out in argument and expostulation, while close at his heels followed a little wrinkled woman who poured forth a shrill volley of abuse, varied by an occasional thwack from her stick, given with all the force of her body, though she might have been beating one of the forest trees for all the effect that she seemed likely to produce.
I did not fall," said Sancho Panza, "but from the shock I got at seeing my master fall, my body aches so that I feel as if I had had a thousand thwacks.
The soldiers left the room with him, pushing him before them with stout thwacks, which Gringoire bore like a true stoical philosopher.
Razumov belaboured Ziemianitch with an insatiable fury, in great volleys of sounding thwacks.