paddywhack

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paddywhack

(ˈpædɪˌwæk) or

paddywack

n
1. Brit another word for paddy2
2. a spanking or smack

pad•dy•whack

(ˈpæd iˌʰwæk, -ˌwæk)

also pad•dy•wack

(-ˌwæk)

n., v. -whacked also -wacked, -whack•ing also -wack•ing. Informal. n.
1. a spanking.
v.t.
2. to spank.
[1895–1900; earlier, a rage, tantrum, an Irishman, appar. Paddy + whack]
Translations

paddywhack

[ˈpædɪwæk] Nrabieta f

paddywhack

n (inf)
(= spank)Klaps m
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The real question is whether their marriage can survive such a blow with Mandy on the receiving end of a Paddy-whack.
Some of Mr Ashdown's 45 MPs would like to paddy-whack him for ignoring their views, just as Mr Blair's left-wingers are fuming about a sell-out.