One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
phrasal verbNorth American
Produce something quickly.‘I might whomp up a couple of gallons of spaghetti sauce’
- ‘The list below represents the establishments that I normally buy my gun furniture and finishing supplies from when the shop doesn't craft or whomp them up.’
- ‘To illustrate this, I whomped up the following table.’
- ‘I'll whomp up some commentary on his stuff eventually; this is all about getting him more traffic.’
- ‘So pat yourselves on the back while Geoff and I whomp up a few terms for that equation.’
- ‘But then, of course, they have to whomp up some reasons.’
- ‘You'd never get the feeling that the government counter-terrorists are trying to whomp up business for themselves, would you?’
- ‘But if it holds up, forget all the other ‘scandals’ getting whomped up out of next to nothing by desperate Democrats.’
- ‘And lots of folks are whomping them up for for free.’
- ‘I never thought I could have Ableskeevers again, but Jim somehow whomped them up with almond flour!’
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