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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Beating with a strap or rope as a form of punishment; The act of overcoming or outdoing; A stitch passing over an edge diagonally; A sound defeat adj. - Smart and fashionable.

Usage examples (38)
  • Verb (used without object) : She whipped into the store for some milk
  • Noun : prune whip
  • He says he may run because the United States has becoming what he calls the whipping post for the rest of the world.
  • And the prime minister said an independent investigation would turn the Israeli army into what he called a whipping boy. for more
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