- 1. whip, instrument
- usage: an instrument with a handle and a flexible lash that is used for whipping
- 2. whip, party whip, legislator
- usage: a legislator appointed by the party to enforce discipline
- 3. whip, dessert, sweet, afters
- usage: a dessert made of sugar and stiffly beaten egg whites or cream and usually flavored with fruit
- 4. whip, flexibility, flexibleness
- usage: (golf) the flexibility of the shaft of a golf club
- 5. whip, lash, whiplash, blow
- usage: a quick blow delivered with a whip or whiplike object; "the whip raised a red welt"
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- 1. flog, welt, whip, lather, lash, slash, strap, trounce, beat, beat up, work over
- usage: beat severely with a whip or rod; "The teacher often flogged the students"; "The children were severely trounced"
- 2. worst, pip, mop up, whip, rack up, beat, beat out, crush, shell, trounce, vanquish
- usage: defeat thoroughly; "He mopped up the floor with his opponents"
- 3. whip, convulse, thresh, thresh about, thrash, thrash about, slash, toss, jactitate
- usage: thrash about flexibly in the manner of a whiplash; "The tall grass whipped in the wind"
- 4. whip, lash, strike
- usage: strike as if by whipping; "The curtain whipped her face"
- 5. whisk, whip, beat, scramble
- usage: whip with or as if with a wire whisk; "whisk the eggs"
- 6. blister, scald, whip, attack, round, assail, lash out, snipe, assault
- usage: subject to harsh criticism; "The Senator blistered the administration in his speech on Friday"; "the professor scaled the students"; "your invectives scorched the community"
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