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
Sorry, no etymologies found.
The master seemed much inclined to consider her condemned out of her own mouth, and give her a whipping at once; for it argued more than ignorance to answer _a whipping_, instead of _the wrath and curse of
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.
I'm not sure exactly what the word "whipping" means in this post.
The republicans along with their leaders - like limbaugh have succeeded in whipping their party's illiterate into a frenzy while couching their own racist agenda.
The Republicans believe in whipping your slave, the Democrats in lying to your slave.
Tancredo has aided and abetted in whipping up the frenzy against people with olive skin and surnames ending with a vowel.
Republican candidates face no such challenges in whipping up enthusiasm.
In an interview, Geller, who was instrumental in whipping up opposition to an Islamic community center and mosque in Lower Manhattan, said she has no objection to the halal certification itself.
You also seem to believe in whipping women, seeing your quote at the end of the blog page.