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My son had his eighth birthday recently and we had a chance to borrow the film and show it to all of his friends that was at his birthday party and they loved it. I was a little nervous. I said they might not even like it, and say his daddy's movie is wack, but they loved it.
Blair Underwood

Meaning of "wack" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD WACK

Perhaps from dialect wack or whack to share out, hence one who shares, a friend.
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PRONUNCIATION OF WACK

wack  [wæk] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF WACK

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Wack is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES WACK MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Wack

Wack / Whack may refer to: ▪ WACK, a radio station in Newark, New York ▪ Wrestling Association of Championship Krushers, a children's television show ▪ Slash symbol "/", sometimes known as a whack ▪ Whack Records ▪ Slang for crazy, stupid, poor quality, unfashionable or kill ▪ Pierre Wack was an unconventional French oil executive who was the first to develop the use of scenario planning in the private sector ▪ Alexander is a Wacko ▪ WACK! Art and the Feminist Revolution, a book...

Definition of wack in the English dictionary

The definition of wack in the dictionary is friend; pal: used chiefly as a term of address.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE WACK

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Wabash
wabbit
wabble
wabbler
wabbly
Wace
wacke
wacker
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wackiest
wackily
wackiness
wacko
wacky
wacky baccy
wad
Wad Medani
WADA
wadable

WORDS THAT END LIKE WACK

attack
back
black
crack
Cuttack
feedback
get back
go back
go to the pack
hack
in the black
jack
knack
lack
outback
pack
paperback
pat on the back
the right track
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Synonyms and antonyms of wack in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «wack» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF WACK

Find out the translation of wack to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of wack from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «wack» in English.

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怪人
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Wack
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wack
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wack
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الصديق
280 millions of speakers

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Вак
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Wack
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অস্থির
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wack
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pukul
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Kumpel
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ばかげている
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괴짜
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Wack
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wack
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ஒழுங்கற்ற நபர்
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वॅक
75 millions of speakers

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wack
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Wack
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Wack
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Вак
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wack
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wack
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Translator English - Afrikaans

klap
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wack
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wack
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The term «wack» is quite widely used and occupies the 34.529 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about wack

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Blair Underwood
My son had his eighth birthday recently and we had a chance to borrow the film and show it to all of his friends that was at his birthday party and they loved it. I was a little nervous. I said they might not even like it, and say his daddy's movie is wack, but they loved it.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «WACK»

Discover the use of wack in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to wack and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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WACK!: art and the feminist revolution
Accompanied by critical essays and analysis, a groundbreaking collection of art produced by women artists during the 1970s reveals the influence of the feminist revolution on art in works by Judy Chicago, Louise Bourgeois, Susan Hiller, ...
Cornelia H. Butler, Lisa Gabrielle Mark, Museum of Contemporary Art (Los Angeles, Calif.), 2007
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Mark Kistler's Drawing in 3-D Wack Workbook: The Companion ...
Practicing and perfecting Mark Kistler's wacky drawings will be even more fun with this customized drawing pad, the companion to the popular "Drawing in 3-D with Mark Kistler".
Mark Kistler, 1998
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Sociolinguistics of literature: Nonstandard English in Zadie ...
This paper takes a look at these “linguistic inflections and their sociocultural nuances” and analyses various varieties of English that are employed in the novel.
Daniela Wack, 2006
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The New Partridge Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional ...
Ban Four, p. 155, 1970 wac; wack noun 1 phencyclidine, the recreational drug known as PCP or angel dust us • — Ronald Linder, PCP, 1981 • — US Department of Justice, Street Terms, October 1994 2 marijuana mixed with phencyclidine, ...
Eric Partridge, Tom Dalzell, Terry Victor, 2006
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Wisdom & Wack for the Graduate
Graduation is the time for parents to whoop it up, and sibs and pals to offer high-fives.
Kate Barth, 2007
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Puddle Pirate
Puddle Pirate was formed from the imagination of a child who would play in puddles after a heavy rain. Puddle Pirate created an imaginary world in the puddles.
Nancy Wack, 2007
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Business Planning for Turbulent Times: New Methods for ...
In the first of these flaws, Wack was challenging the belief that the future would be the same as the past, but later. Wack had recognized that such beliefs (and consequent behaviour) would make an organization vulnerable to (unexpected)  ...
Rafael Ramírez, John W. Selsky, Kees Van Der Heijden, 2010
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Flaming Floorboards: and Other Joys of Driving Old Cars
Wack could also fix anything that rolled into the shop, but MGs and Triumphs were his favorites. Of course, he also got to work on Fiats because Umbarti didn't like them and Umbarti was the senior mechanic. Wack used to say there were more ...
Steve Tom, 2012
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Citiatlas Metro Manila
... PLAINVIEW SUBD 71 E7 - 79 E1 PLEASANT HILLS 72 A4 POBLACIÓN 71 B4 San Felipe Neri Catholic Cemetery 71 C5 VERGARA 71 B7 WACK-WACK 63 D8 Wack-Wack Golf Club 72 D2 WACK-WACK GREENHILLS 72 Fl WACK-WACK ...
Asiatype, Incorporated, 2003
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Moments of Impact: How to Design Strategic Conversations ...
From that point forward, Wack's scenario planning sessions always started with a “conventional wisdom” scenario—a story that best represented managers' current baseline assumptions about how the world works. Wack would treat this ...
Chris Ertel, Lisa Kay Solomon, 2014

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «WACK»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term wack is used in the context of the following news items.
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Buyer of P93-M house in Wack-Wack sued for tax evasion
BIR said that based on its investigation, JTC purchased a P92.66 million house and lot in Wack-Wack Greenhills, Mandaluyong City from Keystone Real Estate ... «ABS CBN News, Jul 15»
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A$AP Rocky: Hustling's wack
The 26-year-old rapper released his debut record Live. Love. ASAP in 2011 and is now on this third album At. Long. Last. ASAP, featuring hit singles Multiply ... «Music News, May 15»
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Major drama on American Idol as Quentin Alexander brands the …
“Quentin, if it's that wack, then you can always go home” the judge stated, “because ['American] Idol' is paying a lot of money to give you this experience and for ... «Unreality TV, Apr 15»
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What Really Went Down Between Harry Connick Jr. and Quentin …
"Quentin, if it's that wack, then you can always go home because Idol is paying a lot of money to give you this experience and for you to say that to this hand that ... «E! Online, Apr 15»
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Wack Wack surges past Orchard, leads by 1
DANAO CITY, Philippines – Wack Wack, a team supposed to vie in the lower Founders Division, showed it is competitive enough to contend for the premier ... «Philippine Star, Feb 15»
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Eric the Actor DEAD -- Howard Stern Wack Packer Dies at 39
"Howard Stern Show" wack packer Eric "The Actor" Lynch has died at 39 ... TMZ has learned. Eric's longtime manager Johnny Fratto tells us Lynch was rushed to ... «TMZ.com, Sep 14»
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Keith Haring's 'Crack is Wack': NYC's Most Famous Mural?
Crack is Wack is arguably Keith Haring's best-known work. It might also be the most famous mural in New York City. For one, it probably has more daily views ... «Huffington Post, Aug 14»
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Tyga Responds After Wiz Khalifa Calls It A 'Wack Move' For Him To …
“We cool, that's the homie, and that was just a wack move.” “I felt like that was just corny, man,” he said. “We're better than that, 'cause at the end of the day, you ... «MTV.com, Jul 14»
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Wack Wack suspends Mar
MANILA, Philippines — Interior and Local Government Secretary Manuel "Mar" Roxas II was suspended for two months from Wack Wack Golf and Country Club ... «Philippine Star, Apr 14»
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The Wack Donald's Project
The actual street and the digital version of it are now intrinsically linked and often if you see new occurrences of street art it takes just a bit of searching online to ... «Huffington Post, Apr 14»

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