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whap (plural whaps)
- (transitive) To strike hard and suddenly.
- (intransitive) To throw oneself quickly, or by an abrupt motion; to turn suddenly.
- She whapped down on the floor.
- The fish whapped over.
- (Can we find and add a quotation of Bartlett to this entry?)
- A sudden blow; a variation of whop.