whacky informal or slang terms for mentally irregular
whale any of the larger cetacean mammals having a streamlined body and breathing through a blowhole on the head
wharf a platform from the shore that provides access to ships
whatever one or some or every or all without specification
Wheatley American poet (born in Africa) who was the first recognized Black writer in America (1753-1784)
wheedle influence or urge by gentle urging, caressing, or flattering
wheel a simple machine consisting of a circular frame with spokes (or a solid disc) that can rotate on a shaft or axle (as in vehicles or other machines)
wheeler dealer a shrewd or unscrupulous person who knows how to circumvent difficulties
wheeze the act of breathing with a husky or whistling sound
whelm overcome, as with emotions or perceptual stimuli

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