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whomp on

1. To beat up. While I was away at camp, I didn't miss my older brother whomping on me and giving me noogies whenever mom's back is turned.
2. To defeat, especially decisively. We had high hopes going into the game, but the other team totally whomped on us, giving us our first loss.
See also: on, whomp

whomp up

To make quickly. I wasn't expecting company, but don't worry, I can whomp up a dinner for us in no time!
See also: up, whomp

whump

and whomp and womp (ʍəmp and ʍɑmp and wɑmp)
1. tv. to beat or outscore someone. They set out to whump us, and they sure did.
2. n. the sound made when two flat surfaces fall together. I heard the whump when the shed collapsed.

whomp

verb
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The statue may have gone the way of the Whomping Willow but the towers remain, topped by all manner of statues once used to fool the marauding Scots into thinking that the castle was bristling with warriors.
She seizes a fat minnow in her razor-sharp bill, stuns the flopping fish by whomping it against the plastic pot and swallows it headfirst, then and there.
Here the incredible Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey ride and an encounter with a Whomping Willow and Dementors awaited, and it left me feeling utterly exhilarated and in desperate need of a glass of frothy butterbeer in the Three Broomsticks tavern next door.
Attractions here include the Forbidden Journey ride plus animated whomping willows, dragons and giant spitting spiders.
The taste runs the gamut from spicy, dark Dunkelweizen - a smooth, dark German beer made from wheat and barley - to Face-off Double IPA - a hops-heavy brew with a whomping 9.
Previous innovations included tree dynamics for the Whomping Willow and fur simulation software used for werewolf transformation.
They will also escape a dragon attack, have a close encounter with a Whomping Willow - then play in a Quidditch match.
Pleading soul vocals and whomping disco grooves give way to shimmering synths and bells, followed by eruptions of energy, and on and on.
How many Ford Anglias were destroyed to recreate the Whomping Willow crash scene in the Harry Potter And The Chamber Of Secrets film?
Screenwriter Steve Kloves remains largely faithful to Rowling's book, galloping through all of the big set-pieces including a visit to the wizarding village of Hogsmeade, a memorable encounter with the Whomping Willow and a trip to the Shrieking Shack.
It is a good idea to respect ancient trees, especially if they have a temper like the Whomping Willow,'' the author said, referring to characters and locations in her popular books about boy wizard Harry Potter.
The next second Voldemort grabs them away under the whomping willow tree.
It begins with a separated jet engine, monstrously alone, spinning out of the firmament, whomping into the roof of a suburban home and (incidentally) suspending linear time--the sheerest aerial paranoia.
For example, the Weasleys' flying Ford Anglia in which Ron and Harry travel to Hogwarts and wind up in the branches of the Whomping Willow had the potential to look particularly naff while Dobby the house elf who appears,