whip

Part of speech: noun

Whipper.

Part of speech: verb

To strike with a whip; flog.

Part of speech: verb

To effect by or as by blows of a whip.

Part of speech: verb

To move or sweep with a lashing motion.

Part of speech: verb

To move nimbly.

Part of speech: noun

An instrument consisting of a handle and lash, or the like, used for driving draft - animals or for administering punishment.

Part of speech: noun

A driver.

Part of speech: noun

A rope and pulley used for hoisting, etc.

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Usage examples "whip":

  1. I said, steadily, accompanying each word with a blow of the whip across the nose. - "The Maids of Paradise", Robert W. (Robert William) Chambers.
  2. They've got hold, and they'll keep it, if they have to whip the sense into some of you. - "The Cattle-Baron's Daughter", Harold Bindloss.
  3. He struck at me with his buggy whip. - "The Prodigal Judge", Vaughan Kester.