from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. One who, or something which, whacks.
- n. Anything large; a whopper.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One who whacks.
- n. Anything very large; specif., a great lie; a whopper.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Something strikingly large of its kind; a big thing; a whopper.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. something especially big or impressive of its kind
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"It's a long story," said Hunston, taking breath, and thinking up a good plausible "whacker"; "so I'll tell you without all the details."
Now, if you have ever been fishing, you will not wonder that I was led on, forgetting all about danger, and taking no heed of the time, but shouting in a childish way whenever I caught a 'whacker'
Meslar will be the guest "whacker" at a CPAC-sponsored party in Georgetown.
And did they mistake, in the dark of night, a protruding part of the "whacker" he had with him for a gun they thought he was about to turn on them?
By all the available accounts there was nothing untoward about Ashby having the "whacker" either since it belonged to the school where he worked and he had reportedly signed for the grass-cutting device before borrowing it to do some work at his own home.
Trinidad and Tobago, whatever the level of crime, has not reached the stage where a man could be shot just for having a "whacker", however acquired, in his car.
Meslar will be the guest “whacker” at a CPAC-sponsored party in Georgetown.
Which even got the brush-whacker-in-chief back to DC for the support that unconstitutional idiocy.
Seems to me the guy was just doing his job, it doesn't impact my decision on buying a kick ass new pdog whacker.
Gus the Cat entered the household four years ago after my late, great chocolate Lab, Buck, bonded with him at the vet's, where Buck was recovering from surgery after swallowing a chunk of a doggie chew item and Gus was awaiting euthanasia because his owners had accidentally shattered his leg with a weed whacker and didn't care to fix it.