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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [hwang, wang]
    • /ʰwæŋ, wæŋ/
    • /wæŋ/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [hwang, wang]
    • /ʰwæŋ, wæŋ/

Definitions of whang word

  • noun whang a thong, especially of leather. 1
  • noun whang Also called thong leather. rawhide. 1
  • noun whang Slang: Often Vulgar. penis. 1
  • verb with object whang to strike with a resounding blow. 1
  • verb without object whang to resound with such a blow. 1
  • noun whang Make or produce a resonant noise. 1

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Origin of whang

First appearance:

before 1815
One of the 39% newest English words
First recorded in 1815-25; imitative

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Parts of speech for Whang


whang popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 70% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
This word is included in each student's vocabulary. Most likely there is at least one movie with this word in the title.

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Synonyms for whang

verb whang

  • strike — to deal a blow or stroke to (a person or thing), as with the fist, a weapon, or a hammer; hit.
  • bat — A bat is a specially shaped piece of wood that is used for hitting the ball in baseball, softball, cricket, rounders, or table tennis.
  • batter — If someone is battered, they are regularly hit and badly hurt by a member of their family or by their partner.
  • beat — If you beat someone or something, you hit them very hard.
  • belt — A belt is a strip of leather or cloth that you fasten round your waist.

Antonyms for whang

verb whang

  • compliment — A compliment is a polite remark that you say to someone to show that you like their appearance, appreciate their qualities, or approve of what they have done.
  • praise — the act of expressing approval or admiration; commendation; laudation.
  • fail — to fall short of success or achievement in something expected, attempted, desired, or approved: The experiment failed because of poor planning.
  • lose — to come to be without (something in one's possession or care), through accident, theft, etc., so that there is little or no prospect of recovery: I'm sure I've merely misplaced my hat, not lost it.

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