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- whoop ass
- whup ass
- (idiomatic, slang, US) To beat or strike.
- (idiomatic, slang, US) To defeat in a fight.
- (idiomatic, slang, US) To defeat or excel against (someone) in a competitive event.
- (figuratively, slang, US) An act of beating.
- (idiomatic, slang, US) A fight.
2013, Cora L. Hairston, Faces Behind the Dust, ISBN 9781475958300:
- Big Sis had come out the door for some more whoop-ass, while Mr. Man was trying to hold her back.
- (figuratively, slang, US) Strength or will to fight or compete.
2006 June, David Khoo, “Sleeper hit. Torque Test: Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution IX Wagon GT-A”, Torque, SPH Magazines, ISSN 0218-7868, page 55:
- There is a squat and fuss-free simplicity about its profile, which belies the amount of 'whoop-ass' that can be delivered with a prod of the accelerator pedal.