What is the meaning of whip?


  • An instrument with a handle and a flexible lash that is used for whipping.
  • 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. (
  • A quick blow delivered with a whip or whiplike object.
    • usage: "the whip raised a red welt"


  • Beat severely with a whip or rod.
    • usage: "The teacher often flogged the students"; "The children were severely trounced"
  • Defeat thoroughly.
    • usage: "He mopped up the floor with his opponents"
  • Thrash about flexibly in the manner of a whiplash.
    • usage: "The tall grass whipped in the wind"
  • Strike as if by whipping.
    • usage: "The curtain whipped her face"
  • Whip with or as if with a wire whisk.
    • usage: "whisk the eggs"
  • Subject to harsh criticism.
    • usage: "The Senator blistered the administration in his speech on Friday"; "the professor scaled the students"; "your invectives scorched the community"
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