Synonyms of whip


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"


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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Definition and meaning of whip (Dictionary)