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THWACK

 Dictionary entry overview: What does thwack mean? 

THWACK (noun)
  The noun THWACK has 1 sense:

1. a hard blow with a flat object

  Familiarity information: THWACK used as a noun is very rare.


THWACK (verb)
  The verb THWACK has 1 sense:

1. deliver a hard blow to

  Familiarity information: THWACK used as a verb is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


THWACK (noun)


Sense 1thwack [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A hard blow with a flat object

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Hypernyms ("thwack" is a kind of...):

blow (a powerful stroke with the fist or a weapon)


THWACK (verb)


Sense 1thwack [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Deliver a hard blow to

Classified under:

Verbs of touching, hitting, tying, digging

Synonyms:

smack; thwack

Context example:

The teacher smacked the student who had misbehaved

Hypernyms (to "thwack" is one way to...):

hit (deal a blow to, either with the hand or with an instrument)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s something
Somebody ----s somebody

Sentence example:

The fighter managed to thwack his opponent


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