1. (also whack into) to hit.
|Burlesque Homer (3rd edn) 20: Blast my eyes! if I don’t whack him.|
|‘Hush Cat from under the Table’ Songs (publ. Monaghan) 4: And ever since that she never cry’d stop, / But whacking the cat from under the table.|
|Burlesque Homer (4th edn) II 305: I will lend a hand to whack ’em.|
|in Bk of Sports 155: Jack Baker whacked his own father.|
|Musa Pedestris (1896) 137: But said he I will not down you, if you will but disburse / Your rowdy with me, yeoman – I’m content to whack your purse!‘Bould Yeoman’ in Farmer|
|Pippins and Pies 29: The three Bumpsteads, who whacked the three biggest boys in the school one morning.|
|Bell’s Life in Sydney 1 Aug. 3/2: He got in again through the window and whacked me.|
|‘Dizzy’s Lament’ in Curiosities of Street Lit. (1871) 105: I dreamt that I was whacked with a birch.|
|‘International Boat Race’ in Curiosities of Street Lit. (1871) 146: He wack’d the moke till he made him start.|
|Dagonet Ballads 104: ’Twas a lie; bless your soul, why he’d whacked her and kicked her night, morning, and noon.|
|Dundee Courier (Scot.) 9 June 7/4: In three rounds he was done for. After that the rest let me alone, for the chap I’d whacked was reckoned the best man among them.|
|(con. c.1840) Huckleberry Finn 111: If everybody don’t go just so he whacks their heads off.|
|‘Wot Cher!’ [lyrics] Pals start whackin’ him, when down he drops, Someone says he wasn’t made to go.|
|Boy’s Own Paper 20 Oct. 37: I whacked him as hard as I could with an empty football bladder.|
|Sydney Sportsman (Surry Hills, NSW) 25 Sept. 3/2: I then go home and whack her / [...] / It’s the only way to keep a blanky tart .|
|Kipps (1952) 19: Sid was whacked, but, as he explained, he wore a newspaper tactically adjusted during the transaction.|
|Fact’ry ’Ands 241: Down comes Fuzzy, ’n’ whacks into it agin.|
|Truth (Sydney) 6 July 12/7: He did thump and whack her awful. / Beat her body black and blue.|
|Carry on, Jeeves 41: [He] said he didn’t think he had ever seen such a fine day, and whacked his leg with his stick.|
|Age Of Consent 217: She was whacking at Cora with a ragged length of paling.|
|Final Curtain (1958) 64: ‘You can’t whack me,’ she shrieked.|
|Come in Spinner (1960) 24: She’s whacking into the old girl like the devil.|
|(con. 1940s) Borstal Boy 323: The bleeding screw [...] w’acks ’im over the arse.|
|Crust on its Uppers 24: The slag [...] start grassing even before they’ve been whacked.|
|(con. 1960s) Wanderers 101: If I ever hear you say another bad word, I’m gonna whack your behind.|
|Bonfire of the Vanities 214: All I did was see the motherfucker whack that sucker.|
|Yes We have No 129: She’d have given anything to whack him.|
|Westsiders 189: He’d whack any man that came near her.|
2. (US) to lie.
|DN III:ii 163: whack, v. To lie. ‘He’s a-whacking all right.’.‘Words from Northwest Arkansas’ in|
3. to criticize.
|Letters of Ambrose Bierce (1922) 113: Yes, I was sorry to whack London, for whom, in his character as author, I have high admiration, and in that of publicist and reformer, a deep contempt. Even if he had been a personal friend I should have whacked him.letter 3 Dec. in Pope|
4. to hit in fig. sense, e.g. to sentence to prison.
|Mop Fair 138: I seemed to get whacked every time as I went the bundle.|
|Boy’s Own Paper XL:1 20: You’ll never whack her up more’n seven knots.|
|letter 4 Oct. in Leader (2000) 294: Do whack these 2 requirements to me soon.|
|Proud Highway (1997) 292: That bastard Ed the mailman whacked me with a bill for $76.letter 10 Nov. in|
|Letters of Irish Parish Priest 54: I don’t mind a person having a drink and a bit of a sing-song but this whacks all.|
|Patriot Game (1985) 161: Then I whacked him with Greenan and Magro.|
|Homeboy 144: Trepanian whacked Joe with the expected maximum of three years.|
|Outlaws (ms.) 5: He’d whack it all in a extra big Head bag and cart it up through Priory Wood to Freddie Woan’s.|
5. (also whack out) to defeat in a competition, to outdo.
|Bulletin (Sydney) 6 Sept. 14/4: Though you had the King’s army, and we were only a lot of farmers, we whacked you!|
|(con. 1928) Mad in Pursuit 90: ‘Going to beat everybody’ [...] ‘Going to whack everybody. Got a new punch like Tunney,’ Johnny added darkly.|
|Loneliness of the Long-Distance Runner (1960) 35: I’ll get you trained so that you whack every man in the Free World.‘Loneliness of the Long-Distance Runner’|
|Cannibals 85: She whacks him out in cards, tennis, skiing, you name it.|
|Down All the Days 147: Ah you can’t whack the oul songs, girls. Such lovely words.|
|Only Fools and Horses [TV script] I’m a great fan of the Byzantine period myself. I don’t think you can whack ’em you know.‘A Touch of Glass’|
|Indep. Rev. 25 Sept. 1: Watson’s gonna get whacked.|
6. (also whack out) to murder, to kill; also fig.
|We Who Are About to Die 73: If you get whacked, or get shot at, or get in a beef, it will be bad luck.|
|Pulling a Train’ (2012) [ebook] Sit tight, whoor, an’ nobody gets whacked.‘Sex Gang’ in|
|Cannibals 25: Here was the biggest man in television getting ready to whack out his best friend.|
|(con. 1949) True Confessions (1979) 39: Colored lady whacked out her husband [...] Dropped a fifty-pound watermelon on his head.|
|(con. 1970s) Donnie Brasco (2006) 326: Find out. Whoever gives us the snitch, we’ll pay. Then we’ll whack out the snitch.|
|Goodfellas [film script] 53: You got out of line, you got whacked.|
|Guardian Rev. 20 Aug. 11: Notorious B.I.G. got whacked.|
|Guardian Rev. 4 Mar. 3: I tried to whack myself out with pills... All I got was sick.|
|Charlie Opera 64: Why the fuck a pair of detectives are talking qwith a guy I’m supposed to whack out.|
|Skinny Dip 235: That’s two girls you whacked. What’s up with you.|
|(con. 1973) Johnny Porno 16: They whack a guy, leave the body so it’ll be found.|
|Thrill City [ebook] The police think the Red Devils found and whacked him.|
|‘Waps’ [lyrics] Don’t make a phone-call, get a man whacked.|
|The Force [ebook] ‘Half North Manhattan wants to whack us’.|
7. (US, also whack off) to cut or chop.
|Thieves Like Us (1999) 43: It’s pretty tough when a man will take a hatchet and whack his arm off.|
|Sl. U. 203: whack [...] 2. to cut (hair).|
|Dead Mans Head 152: Uncle Ted [...] whacked him off another slice.|
|Vatican Bloodbath 10: ‘FUCK YOU, PIG!’ said one disciple, grabbing his sword and whacking the head off a Roman Centurion.|
8. to masturbate.
|in Ozark Folksongs and Folklore (1992) I 523: I was tooling along, / Just a-whacking my prick.|
|Ladies’ Man (1985) 188: It was whacking your pud.|
|Incest Schoolgirls [Internet] Mr. Davidson whacked his cock, pumped his prick, drubbed his dick.|
|College Sl. Research Project (Cal. State Poly. Uni., Pomona) [Internet] Wack [...] 4. (verb) To beat your meat; to jack off; to masturbate (male).|
|Finders Keepers (2016) 70: A horn honked [...] Pete jumped and looked around guiltily, as if he’d been whacking.|
9. (US drugs) to dilute or ‘cut’ a narcotic.
|Angel Dust 179: The drug is ‘cut’ or ‘wacked’ with up to fifty per cent of an additional nonintoxicating substance.et al.|
|(con. 1982–6) Cocaine Kids (1990) 36: He produces a baggie filled with yellowish powder [...] and points to the white powdery lactose that he ‘whacks’ (mixes) it with to get shake.|
|Sailortown 25: The majority, in all truth, nothing more than prostitutes from the dens and whackhouses of the London waterfront.|
|Fits & Starts 198: We must imagine the unfortunate Marquis arriving [...] by Hispano-Suiza caravan, fitted up, I daresay, as a luxurious whackhouse on wheels.|
1. (N.Z.) to set to on a task enthusiastically.
|Reed Dict. of N.Z. Sl.|
2. see sense 1 above.
|World’s Toughest Prison 822: whack it – Self-abuse. Masturbation.|
|Essential Lenny Bruce 237: Imagine Kennedy [...] whacking it to Miss July once in a while.|
|in Erotic Muse (1992) 271: What a cock! What a cock! / He spent his life whacking it, / What a cock!|
|Union Dues (1978) 19: They tell me if it falls off, you keep whackin at it like that.|
|Rolling Stone 14 Oct. [Internet] Keeping up with Trump revelations is exhausting. By late October, he’ll be caught whacking it outside a nunnery.|
of a man, to have sexual intercourse.
|Sl. and Its Analogues.|
|Vocabula Amatoria (1966) 117: Exe[acute]cuter. To copulate; ‘to whack it up.’.|
|Snowdrops from a Curate’s Garden 23: Take out that bald-headed hermit! (he interrupted himself) Whack it up! Wollop it in!|
|True Love 177: She thinks she’s so good; she doesn’t need any silly old man to maul her, to whack it up her. Why? Because she’s so far up herself.|
|Dict. of Invective (1991) 409: The whack that is a vigorous blow also having given rise to whack it up, British slang from ca. 1900 for copulation.|
|Foetal Attraction (1994) 185: A charming piece of graffiti caught her eye: ‘Never mind the love and passion; whack it up her doggy-fashion.’.|
to defend or support successfully.
(US) to attack aggressively.
|McCook Trib. (NE) 3 June 5/3: Hurrah! Hurrah! we’ll whack it to old Spain.|
(Aus.) to do something energetically.
|Aussie (France) VIII Oct. 14/1: Then look at those pongos who dolled themselves up as W.A.A.C’s and tooted down to Paris. [...] Of course, there was a bust-up all round, and the roar of the mix-up that naturally followed brought up a whole platoon of Red-caps. The W.A.A.C’s are still whacking it up on pack-drill!|
|How to Talk Dirty 54: You could whack it out in two days with the antibiotics.|
(orig. US) to beat hard.
|How to Talk Dirty 3: My father would [...] whack the crap out of me.|
|Liberated Lady 226: But in his fantasy it sure felt good to whack the crap out of her, like he felt she had emotionally done to him.|
|HWM Mag. Sept. 76: Hell Knights can whack the crap out of you and fire plasma in your face.|
|‘Gayity’ in Out in the Mountains XVII:3 Apr. on MountainPrideMedia.org [Internet] That said, just because you’re coupled, I don’t think you have to stop whacking the weasel.|
|Number One Adult Sexual Health Terms Advisor [Internet] Masturbation Slang Male Terms: [...] wack the weasel/Willie/one-eyed worm.|