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 (wăk, hwăk)
v. whacked, whack·ing, whacks
1. To strike (someone or something) with a sharp blow; slap.
2. Slang To kill deliberately; murder.
To deal a sharp, resounding blow.
1. A sharp, swift blow.
2. The sound made by a sharp, swift blow.
Phrasal Verb:
whack off Vulgar Slang
To masturbate.
have/take a whack at Informal
To try out; attempt.
out of whack Informal
Improperly ordered or balanced; not functioning correctly.
whacked out Slang
1. Exhausted.
2. Crazy.
3. Under the influence of a mind-altering drug.

[Probably imitative.]

whack off

(intr, adverb) slang to masturbate

w>whack off

vi (sl: = masturbate) → wichsen (sl), → sich (dat)einen runterholen (inf)
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You can use broken branches and limbs, trimmings from your woodworking projects, or just take some of your firewood and carefully whack off small chunks with a manageable hatchet or a small axe.
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