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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A long heavy piece of leather with a handle on one end, used for making horses move faster or for hitting someone

Usage examples (28)
  • And the Wall Street Journalcall the economic recovery a 'bullwhip' - as in we're about to get hit again.
  • Even if you're not a drover, a bullwhip is a pretty fun thing to use.
  • I guess a bullwhip is a lot safer than Yellowstone’s Old Faithful.
  • "bullwhip" effect caused by each party in the chain adding a hedge to the demand forecast. for more
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