from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. To whip with a bullwhip.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as bull-whack.


Sorry, no etymologies found.


  • "We're coming to the end of the bull-whip effect," said Eli Lustgarten, an industrial machinery and equipment analyst at brokerage firm Longbow Research.

    Industrial Suppliers See Gains Slowing

  • Companies that sell primarily to other businesses have staged a strong comeback this year thanks to inventory replenishments that create a bull-whip effect: Manufacturers, distributors and retailers all draw down their inventories during recessions as orders slow, but when customer demand picks up, they increase their orders to restock, creating a snap-back effect that's often larger than customer demand.

    Industrial Suppliers See Gains Slowing

  • Roellie, still outside practicing with the hotel's bull-whip, can be heard occasionally shouting and less often cracking the whip.

    Kangaroo Dreaming

  • Hundreds of 3M's products, ranging from sandpaper to reflective films for electronic products, are sold through third-party distributors, and inventory reductions can be magnified as they move along the supply chain, known to economists as the "bull-whip effect."

    Grim News From DuPont Reflects Economic Worry

  • A fist fights and gun battles ensue, followed by car chases, motorcycle chases, airboat chases, lots more shooting, some mild sex, a bull-whip fight with a nice aside, a fight on a plank bridge across a deep gorge in the Guatemalan jungle, and probably more things I've forgotten.

    Archive 2009-04-26

  • Another investigator I particularly liked was Monterey Jack, the bull-whip wielding archaeologist, played by saintpookie.

    Arkham Horror Sunday

  • He suffered some awful luck near the start which lost him his sanity as well as his bull-whip.

    Arkham Horror Sunday

  • I thought she got it from learing how to crack a bull-whip?


  • I once got her holding a bull-whip and striking it menacingly toward the screen.

    October 2006

  • Oooh -- I want to see the scene where the tenure committee tells him that a bull-whip and pistol are not proper archeology tools.

    Indiana Jones IV


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