thwack(redirected from thwacked)
Also found in: Thesaurus.
tr.v. thwacked, thwack·ing, thwacks
To strike or hit with a flat object; whack.
A hard blow with a flat object; a whack.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
to beat, hit, or flog, esp with something flat
a. a blow with something flat
b. the sound made by it
an exclamation imitative of this sound
[C16: of imitative origin]
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
1. to strike or beat vigorously with something flat; whack.n.
2. a sharp blow with something flat.
Random House Kernerman Webster's College Dictionary, © 2010 K Dictionaries Ltd. Copyright 2005, 1997, 1991 by Random House, Inc. All rights reserved.
Past participle: thwacked
Collins English Verb Tables © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
Switch to new thesaurus
|Noun||1.||thwack - a hard blow with a flat object|
blow - a powerful stroke with the fist or a weapon; "a blow on the head"
|Verb||1.||thwack - deliver a hard blow to; "The teacher smacked the student who had misbehaved"|
hit - deal a blow to, either with the hand or with an instrument; "He hit her hard in the face"
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.
Collins Thesaurus of the English Language – Complete and Unabridged 2nd Edition. 2002 © HarperCollins Publishers 1995, 2002
The American Heritage® Roget's Thesaurus. Copyright © 2013, 2014 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
n → choc m
excl → tchac!
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
vt → schlagen; (waves) → klatschen gegen; he thwacked his cane on the table → er ließ seinen Stock auf den Tisch heruntersausen
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995