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whang 1

(wăng, hwăng)
n.
1. A thong or whip of hide or leather.
2.
a. A lashing blow, as of a whip.
b. The sound of such a blow.
3. Vulgar Slang The penis.
tr.v. whanged, whang·ing, whangs
1. To beat or whip with a thong.
2. To beat with a sharp blow or blows.

[Dialectal variant of Middle English thong, thwang, thong; see thong.]

whang 2

(wăng, hwăng) Informal
v. whanged, whang·ing, whangs
v.tr.
To strike so as to produce a loud, reverberant noise.
v.intr.
To produce a loud, reverberant noise.
n.
A loud, reverberant noise.

[Imitative.]

whang

(wæŋ)
vb
to strike or be struck so as to cause a resounding noise
n
1. the resounding noise produced by a heavy blow
2. a heavy blow
[C19: of imitative origin]

whang

(wæŋ)
n
a leather thong
vb
(tr) to strike with or as if with a thong
[C17: variant of thong]

whang1

(ʰwæŋ, wæŋ)

n.
1. a resounding blow.
2. the sound produced by such a blow.
v.t.
3. to strike with a resounding blow.
v.i.
4. to resound with such a blow.
[1815–25; imitative]

whang2

(ʰwæŋ, wæŋ)

n.
1. a thong, esp. of leather.
2. rawhide.
3. Slang: Sometimes Vulgar. penis.
[1530–40; orig. Scots form of thwang, early form of thong (compare whack, whittle); sense “penis” perhaps an unrelated expressive word (compare dong3)]

whang


Past participle: whanged
Gerund: whanging

Imperative
whang
whang
Present
I whang
you whang
he/she/it whangs
we whang
you whang
they whang
Preterite
I whanged
you whanged
he/she/it whanged
we whanged
you whanged
they whanged
Present Continuous
I am whanging
you are whanging
he/she/it is whanging
we are whanging
you are whanging
they are whanging
Present Perfect
I have whanged
you have whanged
he/she/it has whanged
we have whanged
you have whanged
they have whanged
Past Continuous
I was whanging
you were whanging
he/she/it was whanging
we were whanging
you were whanging
they were whanging
Past Perfect
I had whanged
you had whanged
he/she/it had whanged
we had whanged
you had whanged
they had whanged
Future
I will whang
you will whang
he/she/it will whang
we will whang
you will whang
they will whang
Future Perfect
I will have whanged
you will have whanged
he/she/it will have whanged
we will have whanged
you will have whanged
they will have whanged
Future Continuous
I will be whanging
you will be whanging
he/she/it will be whanging
we will be whanging
you will be whanging
they will be whanging
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been whanging
you have been whanging
he/she/it has been whanging
we have been whanging
you have been whanging
they have been whanging
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been whanging
you will have been whanging
he/she/it will have been whanging
we will have been whanging
you will have been whanging
they will have been whanging
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been whanging
you had been whanging
he/she/it had been whanging
we had been whanging
you had been whanging
they had been whanging
Conditional
I would whang
you would whang
he/she/it would whang
we would whang
you would whang
they would whang
Past Conditional
I would have whanged
you would have whanged
he/she/it would have whanged
we would have whanged
you would have whanged
they would have whanged
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.whang - the act of hitting vigorouslywhang - the act of hitting vigorously; "he gave the table a whack"
blow - a powerful stroke with the fist or a weapon; "a blow on the head"
Verb1.whang - beat with force
beat - hit repeatedly; "beat on the door"; "beat the table with his shoe"
2.whang - propel or hit with force; "whang the ball"
hit - cause to move by striking; "hit a ball"
3.whang - attack forcefully; "whang away at the school reform plan"
lash out, attack, snipe, assail, assault, round - attack in speech or writing; "The editors of the left-leaning paper attacked the new House Speaker"
Translations

whang

[wæŋ]
A. Ngolpe m resonante
B. VTgolpear de modo resonante
C. VI to whang against/into sthchocar ruidosamente con algo
References in classic literature ?
only I kept on my feet an' fought, or took the count to eight an' got up, an' stalled an' covered an' whanged away.
The bullets whanged and banged against it till it rang like a bull's-eye, but Charley grinned in its shelter, and coolly went on steering.
He cut the dead mate's head off and sneaked ashore in the might, while I whanged away with my rifle as if I were trying to get him.