Whip
Whip Whip, v. i. To move nimbly; to start or turn suddenly and do something; to whisk; as, he whipped around the corner. [1913 Webster]

With speed from thence he whipped. --Sackville. [1913 Webster]

Two friends, traveling, met a bear upon the way; the one whips up a tree, and the other throws himself flat upon the ground. --L'Estrange. [1913 Webster]


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  • Whip — Whip, n. [OE. whippe. See {Whip}, v. t.] [1913 Webster] 1. An instrument or driving horses or other animals, or for correction, consisting usually of a lash attached to a handle, or of a handle and lash so combined as to form a flexible rod. [A]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Whip — Whip, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Whipped}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Whipping}.] [OE. whippen to overlay, as a cord, with other cords, probably akin to G. & D. wippen to shake, to move up and down, Sw. vippa, Dan. vippe to swing to and fro, to shake, to toss up …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • whip — [hwip, wip] vt. whipped or whipt, whipping [ME whippen < MDu wippen, to swing, move up and down < IE * weib , to turn, swing: see VIBRATE] 1. to move, pull, jerk, snatch, throw, etc. suddenly: usually with out, off, up, etc. [to whip out a… …   English World dictionary

  • whip — whip; whip·pa·ree; whip·per; whip·per·snap·per; whip·pet; whip·pi·ness; whip·poor·will; whip·py; whip·ster; whip·pe·ree; …   English syllables

  • whip — ► NOUN 1) a strip of leather or length of cord fastened to a handle, used for beating a person or urging on an animal. 2) an official of a political party appointed to maintain parliamentary discipline among its members. 3) Brit. a written notice …   English terms dictionary

  • whip — ● whip nom masculin (anglais whip, fouet, par allusion au piqueur qui fouette les chiens) Député à la Chambre des communes chargé de surveiller la discipline de vote des membres de son groupe. whip [wip] n. m. ÉTYM. 1874; « conducteur d un… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • whip — [n] length of material for hitting bat, belt, birch, bullwhip, cane, cat o’ nine tails, crop, goad, horsewhip, knout, lash, prod, push, rawhide, rod, ruler, scourge, strap, switch, thong; concept 499 whip [v1] hit repeatedly bash, beat, birch,… …   New thesaurus

  • whip — (v.) mid 13c., wippen flap violently, from P.Gmc. *wipp (Cf. Dan. vippe to raise with a swipe, M.Du., Du. wippen to swing, O.H.G. wipf swing, impetus ), from PIE *wib move quickly. The noun is attested from early 14c. In parliamentary use from… …   Etymology dictionary

  • Whip — [wip] der; s, s <aus gleichbed. engl. whip, eigtl. »(Ein)peitscher« zu to whip »zusammentrommeln«> ein Abgeordneter im engl. Unterhaus, der den Fraktionsmitgliedern die Aufträge des Partei u. Fraktionsführers mitteilt u. für ihr Erscheinen… …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

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