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whack

informal
verb
noun
interjection
adjective
phrases
verb
1 verb hit TRANSITIVEbuail verb  c m ubuille a thabhairt dogread verb  c m ulasc verb  c m usomeone whacked me over the head with an umbrella bhuail duine éigin sa cheann le scáth fearthainne méhe whacked the ball over the wall lasc sé an liathróid thar an mballa 2 verb throw, stick TRANSITIVEcaith verb  c m urad verb  c m uwhack it under the grill caith isteach faoin ngríoscán é
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3 verb trounce TRANSITIVEgread verb  c m ugreadadh a thabhairt do 4 verb (especially US) informal murder TRANSITIVEmaraigh verb  c m udúnmharaigh verb  c m u he got whacked maraíodh é
noun
5 noun blow, thumpbuille masc4  c m ulasc  c m uleadóg fem2  c m ugive it a good whack buail lasc mhaith airI got a whack on the leg fuair mé buille sa chos 6 noun soundlasc  c m uwe heard a loud whack chualamar lasc ard 7 noun sharecuid fem3  c m usciar masc4  c m uI've already done my whack of it tá mo chuidse de déanta cheana agam 8 noun amountméid  c m usciar masc4  c m uthat's a hefty whack of his time sin méid nach beag dá chuid amait cost me a fair whack chosain sé pingin mhaith orm, thug mé slám maith airshe had to pay the full whack bhí uirthi an t-iomlán a íocthey charge top whack for them gearrann siad an phingin is airde orthu 9 noun attemptiarracht fem3  c m uiarraidh fem3  c m uthat was her first whack at adjudicating ba é sin an chéad iarracht aici ar an moltóireacht I'll give it a whack bainfidh mé triail as, triailfidh mé é, tabharfaidh mé faoishe gave us first whack at it thug sí an chéad iarraidh air dúinne, lig sí dúinne an chéad deis a fháil air 10 noun (US) critical commentionsaí masc4  c m ufogha masc4  c m u to take a whack at sb/sth tabhairt faoi dhuine/rud, fogha a thabhairt faoi dhuine/rud
interjection
11 interjection expressing sound of blowfaic  c m u
adjective
12 (also whacked, whacked out) adjective (US) crazy, strangecraiceáilte  c m uar mire  c m u
phrases

in one whack

(US), informald'aon iarraidhd'aon gheábh amháin

out of whack

(especially US), informal 1 out of orderas corthe timer is out of whack níl an t-amadóir ag obair mar is ceart, tá rud éigin mícheart leis an amadóir, tá diomar éigin ar an amadóir 2 wrong, amisscearrcontráiltemícheartthere's something out of whack here tá rud éigin cearr anseo 3 unwellhe felt out of whack ní raibh sé ar fónamh, níor airigh sé rómhaith