(noun, verb)


1. an instrument with a handle and a flexible lash that is used for whipping

Definition categories: man–made, instrument

2. a legislator appointed by the party to enforce discipline

Definition categories: person, legislator

3. a dessert made of sugar and stiffly beaten egg whites or cream and usually flavored with fruit

Definition categories: food, afters, dessert, sweet

4. (golf) the flexibility of the shaft of a golf club

Definition categories: attribute, flexibility, flexibleness

5. a quick blow delivered with a whip or whiplike object

- the whip raised a red welt

Similar word(s): lash, whiplash

Definition categories: act, blow

Sentences with whip as a noun:

- the whip of a tense rope or wire which has suddenly snapped


1. beat severely with a whip or rod

Similar word(s): flog, lash, lather, slash, strap, trounce, welt

Definition categories: contact, beat

2. defeat thoroughly

Similar word(s): pip, worst

Definition categories: competition, beat, crush, shell, trounce, vanquish

3. thrash about flexibly in the manner of a whiplash

- The tall grass whipped in the wind

Definition categories: motion, convulse, jactitate, slash, thrash, thresh, toss

4. strike as if by whipping

- The curtain whipped her face

Similar word(s): lash

Definition categories: contact, strike

5. whip with or as if with a wire whisk

Similar word(s): whisk

Definition categories: contact, beat, scramble

6. subject to harsh criticism

Similar word(s): blister, scald

Definition categories: communication, assail, assault, attack, round, snipe

Sentences with whip as a verb:

- The rider whipped the horse.

- I whipped her with a newspaper.

- to whip eggs or cream

- He whipped the department into shape.

- to whip a ruffle

- to whip wheat