from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Whiplike; thin and pliant.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Active; nimble; forward; pert.
- n. A girl or young woman; especially, a malapert young woman.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. bending and snapping back readily without breaking
He said: It came up for sale in Liverpool and had a twin whippy machine so you can have vanilla and strawberry whippy, which is unusual and cool.
The rods were "whippy" but I caught tons of fish using rooster tail spinner baits or plastic worms.
Anyway we found the van and the kids got their first 'whippy' ice cream of the year.
The blue-chip index hasn't seen such a move since Jan. 3, a 20-day period of calm that has surprised many on Wall Street who had expected more whippy volatility in 2012.
"You see bad data, and prices in financial markets get whippy," says Greg Anderson, a currency analyst at Citigroup.
I wasn't afraid, which mildly surprised me, as I was sure the whippy guy could kick my ass.
Until then, investors should be braced for whippy trading at least through midyear and acknowledge that riskier investments could fall further before recovering.
After a plodding slow movement and a very whippy finale, whipped with both speed and cream, the audience erupted in applause and wouldn't let Denk go until he played an encore of totally, incongruously, beautiful Ives.
Vic Marks was right the other day in suggesting that Anderson's bowling was reminiscent of Ian Botham's when he has lean, young and whippy (and don't forget that Vic was privy to it more than most); perhaps the most devastating spell of its kind since he destroyed Pakistan at Lord's in 1978 with a tally of eight for 34.
The bat was too whippy and that made it hard to stop when playing defensively.