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thwack

 (thwăk)
tr.v. thwacked, thwack·ing, thwacks
To strike or hit with a flat object; whack.
n.
A hard blow with a flat object; a whack.

[Imitative.]
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thwack

(θwæk)
vb
to beat, hit, or flog, esp with something flat
n
a. a blow with something flat
b. the sound made by it
interj
an exclamation imitative of this sound
[C16: of imitative origin]
ˈthwacker n
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thwack

(θwæk)

v.t.
1. to strike or beat vigorously with something flat; whack.
n.
2. a sharp blow with something flat.
[1520–30; imitative]
thwack′er, n.
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thwack


Past participle: thwacked
Gerund: thwacking

Imperative
thwack
thwack
Present
I thwack
you thwack
he/she/it thwacks
we thwack
you thwack
they thwack
Preterite
I thwacked
you thwacked
he/she/it thwacked
we thwacked
you thwacked
they thwacked
Present Continuous
I am thwacking
you are thwacking
he/she/it is thwacking
we are thwacking
you are thwacking
they are thwacking
Present Perfect
I have thwacked
you have thwacked
he/she/it has thwacked
we have thwacked
you have thwacked
they have thwacked
Past Continuous
I was thwacking
you were thwacking
he/she/it was thwacking
we were thwacking
you were thwacking
they were thwacking
Past Perfect
I had thwacked
you had thwacked
he/she/it had thwacked
we had thwacked
you had thwacked
they had thwacked
Future
I will thwack
you will thwack
he/she/it will thwack
we will thwack
you will thwack
they will thwack
Future Perfect
I will have thwacked
you will have thwacked
he/she/it will have thwacked
we will have thwacked
you will have thwacked
they will have thwacked
Future Continuous
I will be thwacking
you will be thwacking
he/she/it will be thwacking
we will be thwacking
you will be thwacking
they will be thwacking
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been thwacking
you have been thwacking
he/she/it has been thwacking
we have been thwacking
you have been thwacking
they have been thwacking
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been thwacking
you will have been thwacking
he/she/it will have been thwacking
we will have been thwacking
you will have been thwacking
they will have been thwacking
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been thwacking
you had been thwacking
he/she/it had been thwacking
we had been thwacking
you had been thwacking
they had been thwacking
Conditional
I would thwack
you would thwack
he/she/it would thwack
we would thwack
you would thwack
they would thwack
Past Conditional
I would have thwacked
you would have thwacked
he/she/it would have thwacked
we would have thwacked
you would have thwacked
they would have thwacked
Collins English Verb Tables © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.thwack - a hard blow with a flat object
blow - a powerful stroke with the fist or a weapon; "a blow on the head"
Verb1.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"
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thwack

noun
1. smack, blow, whack, bash (informal), thump, clout (informal), swipe, wallop (informal) a sharp thwack across the arm that left fingermarks for ages
verb
1. smack, hit, bash (informal), thump, beat, deck (slang), chin (slang), clout (informal), flog, whack, swipe, wallop (informal), lambast(e) He just thwacked me on the back of the head with a ruler
Collins Thesaurus of the English Language – Complete and Unabridged 2nd Edition. 2002 © HarperCollins Publishers 1995, 2002

thwack

verb
To deliver a powerful blow to suddenly and sharply:
Informal: biff, bop, clip, wallop.
Slang: belt, conk, paste.
Idioms: let someone have it, sock it to someone.
noun
A sudden sharp, powerful stroke:
Informal: bash, biff, bop, clip, wallop.
Slang: belt, conk, paste.
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Translations

thwack

[ˈθwæk]
nchoc m
excltchac!
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

thwack

n (= blow)Schlag m; (= noise)Klatschen nt, → Bums m (inf)
vtschlagen; (waves) → klatschen gegen; he thwacked his cane on the tableer ließ seinen Stock auf den Tisch heruntersausen
vischlagen (against gegen); (waves, cane)klatschen
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

thwack

[θwæk]
1. n (blow) → colpo; (noise) → schiocco
2. vtcolpire
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
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But the stranger warded the blow and once again thwacked Robin, and this time so fairly that he fell heels over head into the water, as the queen pin falls in a game of bowls.
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Only last month, Jay ended up covered in cuts and bruises after being thwacked in Essex.
ADVENTUROUS grandmother Isabel Good will never forget her five-day trek through the Grand Canyon and the night she "thwacked" a tarantula outside her tent.
Man of the match Adnan Ali thwacked a last ball boundary when the team needed one run from the last ball.
The skins of the drums are thwacked with slender curved sticks, while the other hand slaps in the accustomed fashion.
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They were thwacked 5-0 on their last visit so little wonder the tourists are a massive 7-2 for the task ahead.
His latest contribution, with the racy title of A Load Of Old Balls, is devoted to the objects which, as he says "British sportsmen and women have kicked and thwacked, hurled and chased over the centuries".