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what for
What For is a chastisement received by those who bother the givers of what for. What For is typically

preceded by threatening gestures and followed by pain.

Ben was pissing me off, so I gave him what for.
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what-for
A form of retaliation/payback/retribution.
If your mother comes home drunk from the PTA meeting one more time I’m gonna give her the what-for (what-fer).
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what for
What For is received by those who bother the givers of what for. What For is preceded by threatening gestures and followed by pain.
Ben was pissing me off, so I gave him what for.
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what for?
1. an ethnic vietnamese mother’s way of saying “why”, usually said with a heavy vietnamese accent.
son: mom, im going out

mom: what for?
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Whatfor
A fighting move where one will leap into the air and simultaneously kick both the shins and punch both ears of their oponents.
When Johnny was forced off of the sidewalk by two Catholic nuns, he gave one of them the whatfor.
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what-for
A way to express the beating passed on and for a reason to another, or a reason to, weather it be true or false , give a much needed ass whooping.
Joseph stole rachels twenty dollars. and Rachel told james the ‘what-for’ giving james a reason to comence the ass wooping. Weather it be true or false.