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paddywhack (ˈpædɪˌwæk) or
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
paddywhack [ˈpædɪwæk] N
→ rabieta f
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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.