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    #1

    whomp something up

    The only defenition I looked up was "to create or put together hastily". What context could we possibly use it in?

    "Did you have breakfast?"

    "No. I was in a hurry and whomped up a sandwich." Correct?

    OR

    "I whomped up this exuse the very last minute before I came to the office." Correct?

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    #2

    Re: whomp something up

    Quote Originally Posted by ostap77 View Post
    The only defenition I looked up was "to create or put together hastily". What context could we possibly use it in?

    "Did you have breakfast?"

    "No. I was in a hurry and whomped up a sandwich." Correct?

    OR

    "I whomped up this exuse the very last minute before I came to the office." Correct?
    I've never come across it.

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    #3

    Re: whomp something up

    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    I've never come across it.
    Did anybody else hear that?

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    #4

    Re: whomp something up

    Quote Originally Posted by ostap77 View Post
    Did anybody else hear that?
    So it only hypothetically exists in vocabularies?

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    #5

    Re: whomp something up

    Quote Originally Posted by ostap77 View Post
    So it only hypothetically exists in dictionaries?
    The fact that nobody on this board seems to have heard of it does not mean that it only exists hypothetically.

    However, the lack of response shown so far indicates that you'd be wise to avoid the word if you want people to understand you.

    Having said that, most of us are always willing to learn and take on board useful, previously unknown words.

    This for me is not one of them.

    Rover

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    #6

    Re: whomp something up

    Apparently, there is a whole world of 'whompers' that few of us know anything about! See Urban Dictionary: whomp to learn more about this word!

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    #7

    Re: whomp something up

    Quote Originally Posted by amigos4 View Post
    Apparently, there is a whole world of 'whompers' that few of us know anything about!
    Thank you, amigo.

    I suspected there might be.

    Rover

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