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Noun: whammy  wa-mee
  1. A serious or devastating setback
    - body blow
     
  2. An evil spell
    "he put the whammy on me";
    - hex, jinx, curse, mozz [Austral]

Derived forms: whammies

Type of: black eye, blow, charm, magic spell, magical spell, reversal, reverse, setback, spell

Encyclopedia: Whammy