from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The act of one that whips.
- n. A thrashing administered especially as punishment.
- n. Material, such as cord or thread, used to lash or bind parts.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The punishment of being whipped.
- n. A heavy defeat; a thrashing.
- n. A cooking technique in which air is incorporated into cream etc.
- n. A cord or thread used to lash or bind something.
- n. The lashing of the end of a rope. (FM 55-501).
- v. Present participle of whip.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- a & n. from whip, v.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In golf, the thin twine with which the head and shaft of a club are bound together.
- n. A beating; flagellation.
- n. A defeat; a beating: as, the enemy got a good whipping. See whip, verb, 9.
- n. Nautical, a piece of twine or small cord wound. round the end of a rope to keep it from unlaying.
- n. In bookbinding, the sewing of the raw edges of single leaves in sections by overcasting the thread [Eng.]: known in the United States as whip-stitching.
- n. In sewing, same as overcasting, 2.
- n. The act or method of casting the fly in angling; casting.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. beating with a whip or strap or rope as a form of punishment
- n. a sewing stitch passing over an edge diagonally
- adj. smart and fashionable
- n. a sound defeat
- n. the act of overcoming or outdoing
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