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Definition whip

Etymology

From Middle English whippen, wippen (“to flap violently”), from Middle Dutch wippen (“to swing, leap, dance, oscillate”) and Middle Low German wippen (“to move quickly”), from Proto-Germanic *wipjaną (“to move back and forth”). Some similarity to Sanskrit root वेप् (vep, “shake, flourish”), Latin vibrō (“I shake”). (See Swedish vippa and Danish vippe (“to shake”)).

Noun

whip (plural whips)

  1. A lash; a pliant, flexible instrument, such as a rod (commonly of cane or rattan) or a plaited or braided rope or thong (commonly of leather) used to create a sharp "crack" sound for directing or herding animals.
    1. The same instrument used to strike a person or animal for corporal punishment or torture.
  2. A blow administered with a whip.
  3. (hunting) A whipper-in.
  4. (politics) A member of a political party who is in charge of enforcing the party's policies in votes.
  5. (UK politics, with definite article) A document distributed weekly to MPs by party whips informing them of upcoming votes in parliament.
  6. Whipped cream.
  7. (nautical) A purchase in which one block is used to gain a 2:1 mechanical advantage.
  8. (African American Vernacular) A mode of personal motorized transportation; an automobile, all makes and models including motorcycles, excluding public transportation.
  9. (roller derby) A move in which one player transfers momentum to another.
  10. A whipping motion; a thrashing about.
  11. The quality of being whiplike or flexible; suppleness, as of the shaft of a golf club.
  12. Any of various pieces that operate with a quick vibratory motion
    1. A spring in certain electrical devices for making a circuit
    2. (music) A wippen, a rocking component in certain piano actions.
  13. (historical) A coach driver; a coachman.

Verb

whip (third-person singular simple present whips, present participle whipping, simple past and past participle whipped)

  1. (transitive) To hit with a whip.
  2. (transitive, by extension) To hit with any flexible object.
  3. (transitive, slang) To defeat, as in a contest or game.
  4. (transitive) To mix in a rapid aerating fashion, especially food.
  5. (transitive) To urge into action or obedience.
  6. (transitive, politics) To enforce a member voting in accordance with party policy.
  7. (transitive, nautical) To bind the end of a rope with twine or other small stuff to prevent its unlaying: fraying or unravelling.
  8. (transitive, nautical) To hoist or purchase by means of a whip.
  9. To sew lightly; specifically, to form (a fabric) into gathers by loosely overcasting the rolled edge and drawing up the thread.
  10. (transitive) To throw or kick an object at a high velocity.
  11. (transitive, intransitive) To fish a body of water especially by making repeated casts.
  12. (intransitive) To snap back and forth like a whip.
  13. (intransitive) To move very fast.
  14. (transitive) To move (something) very fast; often with up, out, etc.
  15. (transitive, roller derby) To transfer momentum from one skater to another.
  16. (figuratively) To lash with sarcasm, abuse, etc.
  17. To thrash; to beat out, as grain, by striking.

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