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Definition 1: an evil spell - [noun denoting communication]

Samples where whammy or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a witch put a curse on his whole family
  • he put the whammy on me

Synonyms for whammy in the sense of this definition

(whammy is a kind of ...) a verbal formula believed to have magical force

"he whispered a spell as he moved his hands" "inscribed around its base is a charm in Balinese"

Definition 2: a serious or devastating setback - [noun denoting event]

(whammy is a kind of ...) an unfortunate happening that hinders or impedes; something that is thwarting or frustrating

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