tallywhacker


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tal·ly·whack·er

or tal·ly·wack·er  (tăl′ē-wăk′ər, -hwăk′-)
n. Vulgar Slang
The penis.

[Alteration (probably influenced by whack) of earlier tallywag, perhaps from tally, counterpart, something that fits another thing + wag.]
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