top whack

top whack
Phrs. The maximum price or rate. Cf.'full whack'. Informal

English slang and colloquialisms. 2014.

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  • top whack — ► top (or full) whack chiefly Brit. the maximum price or rate. Main Entry: ↑whack …   English terms dictionary

  • whack — informal ► VERB 1) strike forcefully with a sharp blow. 2) defeat heavily. 3) place or insert roughly or carelessly. 4) N. Amer. murder. ► NOUN 1) a sharp or resounding blow. 2) a try or attempt …   English terms dictionary

  • whack — I UK [wæk] / US / US [hwæk] verb [transitive] Word forms whack : present tense I/you/we/they whack he/she/it whacks present participle whacking past tense whacked past participle whacked informal 1) to hit someone or something with a lot of force …   English dictionary

  • whack — whack1 [wæk] v [T] informal [Date: 1700 1800; Origin: Probably from the sound of hitting] 1.) to hit someone or something hard whack sb/sth with sth ▪ He kept whacking the dog with a stick. 2.) BrE spoken to put something somewhere whack sth… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • whack — Verb. 1. To promptly insert or place (something). E.g. Whack the contract in an envelope and send it off first post. 2. Hit or strike. Informal Noun. 1. A hard blow. Informal 2. When in the expressions full whack or top whack , meaning maximum… …   English slang and colloquialisms

  • top (or full) whack — chiefly Brit. the maximum price or rate. → whack …   English new terms dictionary

  • whack — informal verb 1》 strike forcefully with a sharp blow.     ↘defeat heavily.     ↘place or insert roughly or carelessly. 2》 N. Amer. murder. 3》 (whack off) vulgar slang masturbate. noun 1》 a sharp or resounding blow. 2》 a try or attempt. 3》 Brit. a …   English new terms dictionary

  • top shape — Synonyms and related words: eupepsia, fine fettle, fine shape, fine whack, glowing health, good condition, good constitution, good digestion, good health, good shape, good trim, healthfulness, healthiness, healthy body, healthy constitution, high …   Moby Thesaurus

  • full whack — Phrs. The maximum price or rate. Cf top whack . Informal …   English slang and colloquialisms

  • full whack — ► top (or full) whack chiefly Brit. the maximum price or rate. Main Entry: ↑whack …   English terms dictionary

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