an instrument with a handle and a flexible lash that is used for whipping
whip, party whip(noun)
a legislator appointed by the party to enforce discipline
a dessert made of sugar and stiffly beaten egg whites or cream and usually flavored with fruit
(golf) the flexibility of the shaft of a golf club
whip, lash, whiplash(verb)
a quick blow delivered with a whip or whiplike object
"the whip raised a red welt"
flog, welt, whip, lather, lash, slash, strap, trounce(verb)
beat severely with a whip or rod
"The teacher often flogged the students"; "The children were severely trounced"
lambast, chide, welt, convulse, crush, vanquish, blister, beat out, thresh, rack up, scald, strap, slash, beat, reproof, trounce, flog, berate, jactitate, chew out, cut down, have words, lambaste, thresh about, bawl out, dress down, thrash about, take to task, worst, chew up, call down, lather, cane, thrash, toss, soap, reprimand, scold, lash, mop up, rebuke, whisk, jaw, rag, gash, pip, call on the carpet, remonstrate, lecture, shell
worst, pip, mop up, whip, rack up(verb)
"He mopped up the floor with his opponents"
score, rack up, wipe up, get through, strap, shoot, clear up, whisk, finish up, pip, polish off, slash, wrap up, blister, mop up, lather, worst, finish off, tally, welt, trounce, hit, lash, mop, flog, scald
thrash about flexibly in the manner of a whiplash
"The tall grass whipped in the wind"
strike as if by whipping
"The curtain whipped her face"
whip with or as if with a wire whisk
"whisk the eggs"
blister, scald, whip(verb)
subject to harsh criticism
"The Senator blistered the administration in his speech on Friday"; "the professor scaled the students"; "your invectives scorched the community"
To throw or kick an object at a high velocity.
To fish a body of water especially by making repeated casts.
To snap back and forth like a whip.
English Synonyms and Antonyms
Strike is the word for a single blow; to beat is to strike repeatedly, as a bird beats the air with its wings. Others of the above words describe the manner of beating, as bastinado, to beat on the soles of the feet; belabor, to inflict a comprehensive and exhaustive beating; cudgel, to beat with a stick; thrash, as wheat was beaten out with the old hand-flail; to pound (akin to Latin pondus, a weight) is to beat with a heavy, and pommel with a blunt, instrument. To batter and to bruise refer to the results of beating; that is battered which is broken or defaced by repeated blows on the surface (compare synonyms for SHATTER); that is bruised which has suffered even one severe contusion. The metaphorical sense of beat, however, so far preponderates that one may be very badly bruised and battered, and yet not be said to be beaten, unless he has got the worst of the beating. To beat a combatant is to disable or dishearten him for further fighting. Hence beat becomes the synonym for every word which implies getting the advantage of another. Compare CONQUER.
Almost all antonyms in this class are passive, and can be formed indefinitely from the conquering words by the use of the auxiliary be; as, be beaten, be defeated, be conquered, etc.
Beat with a stick over the head; beat by a trick; out of town; beat to the ground; into submission.
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How to use whip in a sentence?
Near the wreckage and wellhead, many of the animals characteristic of other areas of the deep Gulf of Mexico, including sea cucumbers, giant isopods, glass sponges and whip corals, were absent, what we observed was a homogenous wasteland, in great contrast to the rich heterogeneity of life seen in a healthy deep sea.
I've been in parliament for 22 years and I have never once voted against the Conservative whip so it's not something I would do lightly or enthusiastically. But I am very clear that the national interest trumps the party interest, if I am presented with a difficult choice I will act in what I believe is the best interest of this country.
With her background as majority whip in West Virginia, she was the perfect person to add on to the whip team.
I wanted Arya Stark to kill Queen Cersei even if it means [ Arya ] dies too, even up to the point when Cersei's with Jaime I thought [ while reading the script ],' He's going to whip off his face [ and reveal its Arya ]' and they're both going to die. I thought that's what Arya's drive has been.
Pain is itself a god: the taskmaster of life. Pain cracks the whip, and all that lives will move. To live is to be a slave to pain.
Translations for whip
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- sweep, roerAfrikaans
- يجلد بسوط, سوطArabic
- fuetCatalan, Valencian
- šlehat, bičovat, bičCzech
- бичьOld Church Slavonic, Church Slavonic, Old Bulgarian
- piske, piskDanish
- anpeitschen, schlagen, auspeitschen, peitschen, PeitscheGerman
- μαστιγώνω, χτυπάω, μαστίγιοGreek
- vipi, vipoEsperanto
- azotar, batir, atosigar, dar velocidad, montar, ondear, dar una paliza, fustigar, látigo, flagelo, fustaSpanish
- تازیانه, شلاقPersian
- piestä, piiskata, rihmata, vispata, ruoskia, paiskata, vatkata, piiskuri, piiska, ruoskaFinnish
- fouetter, défaire, battre, flageller, fouetFrench
- swipeWestern Frisian
- failp, coip, fuip, aoireIrish
- ostoroz, korbács, felhúzókötél, ostorHungarian
- mencambuk, balas membentak, mengalahkan, mengaduk, cambukIndonesian
- sferzare, frusta, nerboItalian
- むち打つ, 鞭Japanese
- kōheriheri, whiu, tāwhiuwhiu, whakapāhukahuka, wepuMāori
- geselen, zweepDutch
- bee atsxisNavajo, Navaho
- bicz, batPolish
- chicotear, açoitar, chicote, açoitePortuguese
- стегать, хлестать, бичевать, сечь, пороть, бич, кнут, плеть, плётка, нагайка, хлыстRussian
- korbač, bič, канџија, бич, kandžija, корбачSerbo-Croatian
- korbáč, bičSlovak
- piska, vispa, inpiskareSwedish
- mjeledi, kambaaSwahili
- kırbaç, kamçıTurkish
- qamchaUyghur, Uighur
- corijhe, scordjire, scoreyeWalloon
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