Definition of wip
1. wipe [ v ] rub with a circular motion
Examples: "wipe the blackboard"
(Louis Zara, Dark Rider....)
In the kitchen Mama was wiping the cupboards .
(Howard Fast, April Morning....)
I wanted to wipe my flint , but I did n't dare to , the state my hands were in , just as I did n't dare to do anything about the priming .
Isaac_Pitt , one of the men from Lincoln , had taken a musket_ball in his belly ; and though he had found the strength to run with us , now he collapsed and lay on the ground , dying , the Reverend holding his head and wiping his hot brow .
(Jane Gilmore Rushing, "Against the Moon,"...)
Off_and_on , all day , someone would be wiping at the powdery gray dust that settled over everything .
(Richard Ferber, Bitter Valley....)
He wiped the blood from his cheek .Synonyms wipe pass_over Related Terms rub sweep sponge towel squeegee whisk consume wipe_off wipe_off guide erase wiper windshield_wiper
2. wipe [ v ] remove completely from recognition or memory
Examples: "efface the memory of the time in the camps"
As the morning wore_on and a blazing West_Texas sun wiped the shadows off the Franklin Mountains , police got close enough to the plane to pry into the baggage compartment .Synonyms efface wipe obliterate Related Terms blur eradication
3. wipe [ n ] the act of rubbing or wiping
Examples: "he gave the hood a quick rub"
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