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

2 senses of whiplash

Sense 1
whiplash, whiplash injury -- (an injury to the neck (the cervical vertebrae) resulting from rapid acceleration or deceleration (as in an automobile accident))
       => injury, hurt, harm, trauma -- (any physical damage to the body caused by violence or accident or fracture etc.)

Sense 2
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")

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