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whip

Definitions


[wɪp], (Noun)

Definitions:
- a strip of leather or length of cord fastened to a handle, used for flogging or beating a person or for urging on an animal.

- an official of a political party appointed to maintain parliamentary discipline among its members, especially so as to ensure attendance and voting in debates.

- a dessert consisting of cream or eggs beaten into a light fluffy mass with fruit, chocolate, or other ingredients.


- a slender, unbranched shoot or plant.

- a scythe for cutting specified crops
(e.g: a grass whip)

- a rope-and-pulley hoisting apparatus.

- a car
(e.g: I just got new wheels for my whip)


Phrases:
- crack of the whip
- crack the whip
- the whip hand
- when the whips are cracking
- whips of

Origin:
Middle English: probably from Middle Low German and Middle Dutch wippen ‘swing, leap, dance’, from a Germanic base meaning ‘move quickly’. The noun is partly from the verb, reinforced by Middle Low German wippe ‘quick movement’


[wɪp], (Verb)

Definitions:
- beat (a person or animal) with a whip or similar instrument, especially as a punishment or to urge them on
(e.g: Lewis whipped the boy twenty times)

- move fast or suddenly in a specified direction
(e.g: he whipped round to face them)

- beat (cream, eggs, or other food) into a froth.

- steal (something)
(e.g: the escaper had whipped his overcoat)

- bind (something) with spirally wound twine
(e.g: the side linings are whipped or hemmed)


Phrases:
- crack of the whip
- crack the whip
- the whip hand
- when the whips are cracking
- whips of

Origin:




definition by Oxford Dictionaries




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