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adjective; other word formation type Zero-derivation from wack which is a back-formation from wacky
Describes how unenjoyable or disagreeable a certain action, event, or person is to a certain viewer. Can refer to an idea or proposition that is generally not viewed as a proper or correct. Informal usage of a disapproval. Can also refer to someone in regards to how they are acting or what they are wearing. Again, the description of someone else's actions or clothes are by viewers who are not in favor of this particular individual. Not related to hitting or knocking someone or something.
 
"Man, that's so wack."
Etymology : From the word wack meaning crazy person, from wacky which has the meaning crazy, eccentric. This is a variant of whacky from British English which meant fool. Originally from whack mening, blow or strike, from being hit one to many times in the head, therefore becoming crazy or a fool.
Source : Friend, Michigan
Last modified: 26 November 2013


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