sustantivo (plural whammies)• informal
- 1An event with a powerful and unpleasant effect; a blow: the third whammy was the degradation of the financial system See also double whammy.Más ejemplos en oraciones
- Mr Denham's departure was the third blow of a triple whammy that saw Leader of the House Robin Cook and two junior ministers, including Mr Denham, quit their jobs.
- He said: ‘This is very much a triple whammy for the motorist and even a quadruple whammy if you happen to drive a diesel-powered vehicle.’
- Playing the what-if game, the U.S. could face a quadruple whammy if OPEC stops cheating and Venezuela doesn't get its act together and a war disrupts Middle Eastern oil and we get a very cold winter.
- 2chiefly US An evil or unlucky influence: I’ve come to put the whammy on themMás ejemplos en oraciones
- Using 11 ‘magical crystals’ and a giant crystal ‘to receive and transmit positive thoughts,’ Geller put the whammy on the opposition.
Más definiciones de whammyDefinición de whammy en:
- el diccionario Inglés de EE.UU.