Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun whip

5 senses of whip

Sense 1
whip -- (an instrument with a handle and a flexible lash that is used for whipping)
       => instrument -- (a device that requires skill for proper use)

Sense 2
whip, party whip -- (a legislator appointed by the party to enforce discipline)
       => legislator -- (someone who makes or enacts laws)

Sense 3
whip -- (a dessert made of sugar and stiffly beaten egg whites or cream and usually flavored with fruit)
       => dessert, sweet, afters -- (a dish served as the last course of a meal)

Sense 4
whip -- ((golf) the flexibility of the shaft of a golf club)
       => flexibility, flexibleness -- (the property of being flexible; easily bent or shaped)

Sense 5
whip, lash, whiplash -- (a quick blow delivered with a whip or whiplike object; "the whip raised a red welt")
       => blow -- (a powerful stroke with the fist or a weapon; "a blow on the head")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb whip

6 senses of whip

Sense 1
flog, welt, whip, lather, lash, slash, strap, trounce -- (beat severely with a whip or rod; "The teacher often flogged the students"; "The children were severely trounced")
       => beat, beat up, work over -- (give a beating to; subject to a beating, either as a punishment or as an act of aggression; "Thugs beat him up when he walked down the street late at night"; "The teacher used to beat the students")

Sense 2
worst, pip, mop up, whip, rack up -- (defeat thoroughly; "He mopped up the floor with his opponents")
       => beat, beat out, crush, shell, trounce, vanquish -- (come out better in a competition, race, or conflict; "Agassi beat Becker in the tennis championship"; "We beat the competition"; "Harvard defeated Yale in the last football game")

Sense 3
whip -- (thrash about flexibly in the manner of a whiplash; "The tall grass whipped in the wind")
       => convulse, thresh, thresh about, thrash, thrash about, slash, toss, jactitate -- (move or stir about violently; "The feverish patient thrashed around in his bed")

Sense 4
whip, lash -- (strike as if by whipping; "The curtain whipped her face")
       => strike -- (deliver a sharp blow, as with the hand, fist, or weapon; "The teacher struck the child"; "the opponent refused to strike"; "The boxer struck the attacker dead")

Sense 5
whisk, whip -- (whip with or as if with a wire whisk; "whisk the eggs")
       => beat, scramble -- (stir vigorously; "beat the egg whites"; "beat the cream")
          Phrasal Verb-> whip up#1

Sense 6
blister, scald, whip -- (subject to harsh criticism; "The Senator blistered the administration in his speech on Friday"; "the professor scaled the students"; "your invectives scorched the community")
       => attack, round, assail, lash out, snipe, assault -- (attack in speech or writing; "The editors of the left-leaning paper attacked the new House Speaker")

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