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paddywhack

(ˈpædɪˌwæk) or

paddywack

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

paddywhack

[ˈpædɪwæk] Nrabieta f
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paddywhack

n (inf)
(= spank)Klaps m
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References in periodicals archive ?
told about a clown called Paddywack who changed her name to Poppolino
For Canine Caviar (http://www.caninecaviar.com/) of Riverside, California, it's largely about the buffalo: bully sticks, lollipops, lungs, bones and its Paddywack treats.
Ysgol Bryn Coch in Mold welcomed Patch, Paddywack and Amber as part of a new Read to Dogs scheme, run by charity Pets As Therapy.
And was it not David Chapman who won 24 races apiece with both Tempering and Sharp Hat, 21 with Paddywack, 20 with Takhlid, 18 with Redoubtable and Quito, and 17 with Higham Grey?
Eukanuba, butcher's tripe, sardines and treats like Paddywack and pigs' ears.
WHEN in doubt stick with high-drawn horses at Beverley, and that's the way I'm going today in backing Mataram, Borderlescott and Paddywack.
NAOMI MATTHEW: 1.30 Staked A Claim, 2.00 Badalona, 2.30 Bolton Hall, 3.00 Borderlescott, 3.35 Monte Alto, 4.05 Paddywack, 4.40 Tarkamara, 5.10 Moment Of Clarity.
And then the rejuvenated Paddywack (4-1 favourite) hit them hard when he made it four wins at the course with a battling success in the Go Racing At Pontefract On Friday Night Handicap.
Last of 15 runners behind Paddywack last Saturday, Tim Easterby was in two minds whether to rest his charge for a few weeks but decided to give him another chance to shine.
Paddywack and Maktavish went past the line together and it was possibly the closest finish ever for fifth and sixth place!
CATTERICK: 2.05 Bond Becks, 2.35 Lexi's Hoss, 3.05 Henri Martin, 3.40 Paddywack, 4.15 Alpha Rose, 4.50 Life Is Beautiful, 5.25 Celtic Mill.