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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
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