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Verb
/(h)wāl/,
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whale, plural; whales, plural;
  1. Beat; hit
    • - Dad came upstairs and whaled me
    • - they whaled at the water with their paddles
Noun
  1. A very large marine mammal with a streamlined hairless body, a horizontal tail fin, and a blowhole on top of the head for breathing


  1. giant: a very large person; impressive in size or qualities
  2. hunt for whales
  3. any of the larger cetacean mammals having a streamlined body and breathing through a blowhole on the head
  4. Whale (origin Old English hƿæl) is the common name for various marine mammals of the order Cetacea. The term whale sometimes refers to all cetaceans, but more often it excludes dolphins and porpoises , which belong to suborder Odontoceti (toothed whales). ...
  5. Whale was a Swedish pop group in the 1990s that wrote songs in English. The group was formed by Henrik Schyffert, Cia Berg - more recently known as Cia Soro - and Gordon Cyrus. The band enjoyed some success, particularly in the European market. ...
  6. The Whale virus is a computer virus discovered on July 1, 1990. The file size, at 9,216 bytes, was for its time the largest virus ever discovered. It was written by German programmer R. Horner. It is known for using several advanced "stealth" methods.
  7. Whale (Кит / Kit) is a 1970 Bulgarian satirical comedy film directed by Petar B. Vasilev and written by Cheremuhin. The film stars Georgi Kaloyanchev, Dimitar Panov, Georgi Partsalev, Grigor Vachkov and Tsvyatko Nikolov.
  8. A high roller, also referred to as a whale in the casino industry, is a gambler who wagers large amounts of money. High rollers often receive lavish "perks" from casinos to lure them onto the gambling floors, such as free private jet transfers, limousine use and use of the casinos' best suites. ...
  9. The following is a list of the minor characters in the various versions of The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, by Douglas Adams.
  10. Any of several species of large sea mammals; Something, or someone, that is very large; (In a casino) a person who routinely bets at the maximum limit allowable; To hunt for whales; To flog, to beat
  11. (whales)) Sowerby's beaked whale (M. bidens) · Andrews' beaked whale (M. bowdoini) · Hubbs' beaked whale (M. carlhubbsi) · Blainville's beaked whale (M. densirostris) · Gervais' beaked whale (M. europaeus) · Ginkgo-toothed beaked whale (M. ginkgodens) · Gray's beaked whale (M. ...
  12. (Whales) Gamblers who are so wealthy that they routinely lose millions without batting an eye. There are an estimated 250 whales in the world.
  13. (Whales) constitute one of three groups of warm blooded mammals that are specially adapted to sea life.
  14. (whales (n)) Just like Elvis in his early days, these famous maestros are being exploited by New Age music producers; Greenpeace is currently fighting for copyright privileges and a better royalty package.
  15. Fuck the whales and kill those bastards they are eating our fish.
  16. (whaling) The aboriginal and commercial hunting and killing of whales for their meat, blubber, baleen, oil and other byproducts.
  17. (Whaling) A lashing, a beating.
  18. (Whaling) Camped in a river bend between shearing jobs
  19. To dream of seeing a whale approaching a ship, denotes that you will have a struggle between duties, and will be threatened with loss of property. If the whale is demolished, you will happily decide between right and inclination, and will encounter pleasing successes. ...
  20. (Sales slang) refers to a potential client, who if they followed through with the purchase would have a huge positive impact on revenue generate by individual and company. ...
  21. verb: to heedlessly swing at the ball with maximum force without regard for the blocker's location, the score, ball position, or coach's express instructions.
  22. (Genesis 1:21). — Tânnîm would perhaps be better translated generally "sea-monster"; porpoises and dugongs were certainly known to the Hebrews.
  23. A whale is a word that describes someone who spends a lot of money in a casino. Whales are also referred to as high rollers.
  24. A gambler making unusually large bets, not necessarily a very good player
  25. Name given to the very high roller, somebody who wagers thousands of dollars on single bet.