[ UK /θwˈæk/ ]
deliver a hard blow to
The teacher smacked the student who had misbehaved
- a hard blow with a flat object
How To Use thwack In A Sentence
- Before I knew it, I was trying my hand on the local real-life links and thwacking a white ball with a metal stick right down a fairway.
- She thwacked a lonesome pebble into the until now deathly still waters of the picturesque campus lake with a black platform trainer which could have had a brick wedged between sole and tread but at least made her an inch taller.
- So she took a stick and started thwacking my thighs like she was threshing wheat.
- There's something really enjoyable about chunking the carriage back and forth, hearing the satisfying thwack of type on paper and platen - it's cool.
- Then did this fool of a husband and his mad wife join together, and, falling on the doctor and the surgeon, did so scratch, bethwack, and bang them that they were left half dead upon the place, so furious were the blows which they received. Five books of the lives, heroic deeds and sayings of Gargantua and his son Pantagruel
- He has no probs getting around at night thwacking the bad guys who terrorise his neighbourhood.
- I was swimming along, and as I was making the turn at lap 46, a hand thwacked me on the head.
- As he settled himself in the saddle for a long ride he heard the drumming of hoofs, the hollow "thwack" of chaparral against wooden stirrups, the whoop of Waifs and Strays Part 1
- The crowning touch was added to this delirious moment of festival by the simply scandalous distribution of golden coin, _golden_ mind you, which attendants clothed in every colour of an Egyptian sunset, and mounted upon diminutive, but pure bred donkeys, threw right and left with no stinting hand, to the distribution of which largesse responded shrill laughter, and still shriller cries, and thwack of stick on dark brown pate and cries of pain upon the meeting of youthful ivories in the aged ankle or wrist. Desert Love
- Find a picnic spot under the trees and sozzle the day away to the thwack of leather on willow. Times, Sunday Times