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?
They'll whip the family, older generation might be disenchanted. But if you can get the kid, you're going to get the household as well.
I'm going to ask him to stay at the leadership table and continue to play a leadership role, he's been an invaluable whip and will continue to be that way in the new Congress.
With her background as majority whip in West Virginia, she was the perfect person to add on to the whip team.
She shaved her head bald in the middle of her ‘Whip My Hair’ tour. I was like, ‘Oh, s—t. i’m looking at that girl and I’m like, ‘Got it. I understand. You will not have this trouble out of me ever again. Let’s go, baby. We can go,'.
A really great drug store brand that I love to throw in my beach bag is made by Coppertone, it’s actually a whipped sunscreen. It’s really fun to use and one of the mistakes people make when it comes to using sunscreens is that they don’t use enough and this one comes out and actually looks like whip cream so you end up using about as much as you actually should.
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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