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wack

 (wăk) Slang
n.
A person regarded as eccentric.
adj. wack·er, wack·est
Very bad: walked out of a really wack movie.

[Back-formation from wacky.]

wack

(wæk) or

wacker

n
dialect Liverpool and Midland English friend; pal: used chiefly as a term of address
[perhaps from dialect wack or whack to share out, hence one who shares, a friend]

wack

(wæk)
Slang. n.
1. wacko.
adj.
2. very bad: All drugs are bad, but crack is wack.
[1935–40; perhaps back formation from wacky]
Translations

wack

n (Brit inf: as address) → Kumpel m (inf)
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