whip
1. [ verb ] beat severely with a whip or rod
Synonyms: lash slash flog lather strap trounce welt
Examples:

"The teacher often flogged the students" "The children were severely trounced"

Related terms: beat cowhide flagellate cat birch switch horsewhip whipping lash beating wale
2. [ verb ] colloquial usage; defeat thoroughly
Synonyms: pip mop_up rack_up worst
Examples:

"He mopped up the floor with his opponents"

Related terms: beat thrashing
3. [ noun ] (arms) an instrument with a handle and a flexible lash that is used for whipping
Related terms: instrument quirt scourge horsewhip cat-o'-nine-tails knout cowhide riding_crop strap stock lash crop flog
4. [ verb ] thrash about flexibly in the manner of a whiplash
Examples:

"The tall grass whipped in the wind"

Related terms: jactitate convulse
5. [ verb ] strike as if by whipping
Synonyms: lash
Examples:

"The curtain whipped her face"

Related terms: strike urticate lash
6. [ verb ] (food) whip with or as if with a wire whisk
Synonyms: whisk
Examples:

"whisk the eggs"

Related terms: beat cooking whip_up
7. [ noun ] (golf) the flexibility of the shaft of a golf club
Related terms: flexibility golf
8. [ verb ] subject to harsh criticism
Synonyms: scald blister
Examples:

"The Senator blistered the administration in his speech on Friday" "the professor scaled the students" "your invectives scorched the community"

Related terms: attack
9. [ noun ] (politics) a legislator appointed by the party to enforce discipline
Synonyms: party_whip
Related terms: legislator
10. [ noun ] (food) a dessert made of sugar and stiffly beaten egg whites or cream and usually flavored with fruit
Related terms: dessert prune_whip
11. [ noun ] a quick blow with a whip
Synonyms: whiplash lash
Related terms: blow
Similar spelling:   whippy
  whop
  whap
  whoop
  whoopee