Definitions of whip

The word "whip" uses 4 letters: hipw.

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n. - A whipping motion; a thrashing about; as, the whip of a tense rope or wire which has suddenly parted; also, the quality of being whiplike or flexible; flexibility; suppleness, as of the shaft of a golf club. 2

n. - Any of various pieces that operate with a quick vibratory motion, as a spring in certain electrical devices for making a circuit, or a rocking certain piano actions. 2

v. t. - To strike with a lash, a cord, a rod, or anything slender and lithe; to lash; to beat; as, to whip a horse, or a carpet. 2

v. t. - To drive with lashes or strokes of a whip; to cause to rotate by lashing with a cord; as, to whip a top. 2

v. t. - To punish with a whip, scourge, or rod; to flog; to beat; as, to whip a vagrant; to whip one with thirty nine lashes; to whip a perverse boy. 2

v. t. - To apply that which hurts keenly to; to lash, as with sarcasm, abuse, or the like; to apply cutting language to. 2

v. t. - To thrash; to beat out, as grain, by striking; as, to whip wheat. 2

v. t. - To beat (eggs, cream, or the like) into a froth, as with a whisk, fork, or the like. 2

v. t. - To conquer; to defeat, as in a contest or game; to beat; to surpass. 2

v. t. - To overlay (a cord, rope, or the like) with other cords going round and round it; to overcast, as the edge of a seam; to wrap; -- often with about, around, or over. 2

v. t. - To sew lightly; specifically, to form (a fabric) into gathers by loosely overcasting the rolled edge and drawing up the thread; as, to whip a ruffle. 2

v. t. - To take or move by a sudden motion; to jerk; to snatch; -- with into, out, up, off, and the like. 2

v. t. - To hoist or purchase by means of a whip. 2

v. t. - To secure the end of (a rope, or the like) from untwisting by overcasting it with small stuff. 2

v. t. - To fish (a body of water) with a rod and artificial fly, the motion being that employed in using a whip. 2

v. i. - To move nimbly; to start or turn suddenly and do something; to whisk; as, he whipped around the corner. 2

v. t. - An instrument or driving horses or other animals, or for correction, consisting usually of a lash attached to a handle, or of a handle and lash so combined as to form a flexible rod. 2

v. t. - A coachman; a driver of a carriage; as, a good whip. 2

v. t. - One of the arms or frames of a windmill, on which the sails are spread. 2

v. t. - The length of the arm reckoned from the shaft. 2

v. t. - A small tackle with a single rope, used to hoist light bodies. 2

v. t. - The long pennant. See Pennant (a) 2

v. t. - A huntsman who whips in the hounds; whipper-in. 2

v. t. - A person (as a member of Parliament) appointed to enforce party discipline, and secure the attendance of the members of a Parliament party at any important session, especially when their votes are needed. 2

v. t. - A call made upon members of a Parliament party to be in their places at a given time, as when a vote is to be taken. 2

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