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whipping

 
Adjective whipping has 1 sense
  1. snappy, whipping - smart and fashionable; "snappy conversation"; "some sharp and whipping lines"
    Antonym: spiritless (indirect, via spirited)
Noun whipping has 4 senses
  1. whipping, tanning, flogging, lashing, flagellation - beating with a whip or strap or rope as a form of punishment
    --1 is a kind of beating, thrashing, licking, drubbing, lacing, trouncing, whacking
    --1 has particulars: self-flagellation; horsewhipping
    Derived form: verb whip1
  2. thrashing, walloping, debacle, drubbing, slaughter, trouncing, whipping - a sound defeat
    --2 is a kind of defeat, licking
    Derived form: verb whip2
  3. whipstitch, whipping, whipstitching - a stitch passing over an edge diagonally
    --3 is a kind of stitch
  4. beating, whipping - the act of overcoming or outdoing
    --4 is a kind of fight, fighting, combat, scrap
Verb whip has 6 senses
  1. flog, welt, whip, lather, lash, slash, strap, trounce - beat severely with a whip or rod; "The teacher often flogged the students"; "The children were severely trounced"
    --1 is one way to beat, beat up, work over
    Derived forms: noun whip1, noun whip5, noun whipper1, noun whipping1
    Sample sentence:
    They want to whip the prisoners
  2. worst, pip, mop up, whip, rack up - defeat thoroughly; "He mopped up the floor with his opponents"
    --2 is one way to beat, beat out, crush, shell, trounce, vanquish
    Derived form: noun whipping2
    Sample sentence:
    The fighter managed to whip his opponent
  3. whip - thrash about flexibly in the manner of a whiplash; "The tall grass whipped in the wind"
    --3 is one way to
    convulse, thresh, thresh about, thrash, thrash about, slash, toss, jactitate
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s
    Something is ----ing PP
  4. whip, lash - strike as if by whipping; "The curtain whipped her face"
    --4 is one way to strike
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Something ----s somebody
    Something ----s something
  5. whisk, whip - whip with or as if with a wire whisk; "whisk the eggs"
    --5 is one way to beat, scramble
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
  6. blister, scald, whip - subject to harsh criticism; "The Senator blistered the administration in his speech on Friday"; "the professor scaled the students"; "your invectives scorched the community"
    --6 is one way to attack, round, assail, lash out, snipe, assault
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s somebody
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