Whang vs Zhang - What's the difference?
As a verb whang
is (chiefly|of an object) to make a noise such as something moving quickly through the air.
As a noun whang
is (uk|us|dialect|informal|dated) a leather thong.
As a proper noun zhang is
of chinese origin.
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
(chiefly, of an object) To make a noise such as something moving quickly through the air.
(informal) To throw with a rapid slamming motion.
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(US, slang) To whack or beat.
- I don't know how long it might have gone on if Grandfather hadn't lost his temper. He swung the bridle up over his head and whanged it down across the buckskin's rump.
- I ought to have whanged him one in the eye.
(UK, US, dialect, informal, dated) A leather thong.
(slang) A penis.
A traditional Chinese unit of length, 10 Chinese feet or 1/150 Chinese mile.
The exact length of a zhang depends upon the jurisdiction, with mainland China, Taiwan, and Hong Kong all employing differently standardized values of the Chinese foot. See .