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  Definition of whip
  1. a quick blow with a whip
  2. an instrument with a handle and a flexible lash that is used for whipping
  3. (golf) the flexibility of the shaft of a golf club
  4. a dessert made of sugar and stiffly beaten egg whites or cream and usually flavored with fruit
  5. a legislator appointed by the party to enforce discipline
  6. subject to harsh criticism; "The Senator blistered the administration in his speech on Friday"; "the professor scaled the students"; "your invectives scorched the community"
  7. defeat thoroughly; "He mopped up the floor with his opponents"
  8. strike as if by whipping; "The curtain whipped her face"
  9. beat severely with a whip or rod; "The teacher often flogged the students"; "The children were severely trounced"
  10. whip with or as if with a wire whisk; "whisk the eggs"
  11. thrash about flexibly in the manner of a whiplash; "The tall grass whipped in the wind"
Similar Words: lash, whiplash, party whip, blister, scald, worst, pip, mop up, rack up, flog, welt, lather, slash, strap, trounce, whisk

 

See Also: whip up, whomp up

 

Hyponyms: cat-o'-nine-tails, cat, cowhide, horsewhip, knout, quirt, riding crop, hunting crop, scourge, flagellum, strap, prune whip, urticate, flagellate, switch, birch

 

Derivational Morphology: lash, flog, welt, lather, slash, strap, trounce, thrashing, walloping, debacle, drubbing, slaughter, trouncing, whipping, thong, whiplash, beating, licking, lacing, whacking, switcher, whipper, tanning, flogging, lashing, flagellation, wale, weal, wheal

 

Language Translations:
Afrikaans: roer   Albanian: kamxhik  
Bulgarian: бич   Catalan: fuet  
Chinese: 鞭子   Croatian: bič  
Dutch: zweep   Esperanto: vipo  
Estonian: piitsutama   Finnish: piiska  
French: fouet   Frisian: swipe  
Georgian: შოლტი   German: Peitsche  
Greek: μαστίγιο   Hebrew: שוט  
Hindi: (chabuka)   Hungarian: felhúzókötél  
Indonesian: cemeti   Irish: fuip  
Italian: frusta   Japanese:  
Korean: 채찍   Latvian: celtnis  
Lithuanian: botagas   Malayalam: ചാട്ട  
Norwegian: pisk   Persian: ﻕﻻﺸ ‘ﻩﻨﺎﻴﺯﺎﺘ  
Polish: bat   Portuguese: chicote  
Romanian: bici   Russian: кнут  
Serbian: бич   Slovak: bič  
Slovene: bič   Spanish: fusta  
Swahili: kambaa   Swedish: piska  
Tagalog: latiko   Telugu: కొరడా  
Turkish: kamçi   Ukrainian: батіг  
Vietnamese: roi   Welsh: chwip  
Yiddish: בײַטש  
 
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