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Definitions for whipping
ˈʰwɪp ɪŋ, ˈwɪp-whip·ping

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word whipping.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. whipping, tanning, flogging, lashing, flagellationnoun

    beating with a whip or strap or rope as a form of punishment

  2. thrashing, walloping, debacle, drubbing, slaughter, trouncing, whippingnoun

    a sound defeat

  3. whipstitch, whipping, whipstitchingnoun

    a sewing stitch passing over an edge diagonally

  4. beating, whippingadjective

    the act of overcoming or outdoing

  5. snappy, whippingadjective

    smart and fashionable

    "snappy conversation"; "some sharp and whipping lines"

Wiktionary

  1. whippingnoun

    The punishment of being whipped.

  2. whippingnoun

    A heavy defeat; a thrashing.

  3. whippingnoun

    A cooking technique in which air is incorporated into cream etc.

  4. whippingnoun

    A cord or thread used to lash or bind something.

  5. whippingnoun

    The lashing of the end of a rope. (FM 55-501).

Webster Dictionary

  1. Whipping

    of Whip

  2. Whipping

    a & n. from Whip, v

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. whipping

    See Flogging.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of whipping in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of whipping in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of whipping in a Sentence

  1. Max Stern:

    We can not help but think it not coincidental that the decision by Yale University officials to seek expulsion of the captain of Yale University basketball team followed by little more than a month the report of the Association of American Universities( AAU) which was highly critical of the incidence of sexual assault on the Yale University campus, and the Yale University President's promise, in response, to' redouble our efforts,' from what appears, Jack Montague has been pilloried as a' whipping boy' for a campus problem that has galvanized national attention.

  2. Whitney Vaughan:

    The flames were whipping and spreading so fast, it began to jump the road. There wasn't anywhere to go.

  3. Roy Johnson:

    He did a great job at the last minute coming in there and throwing the ball around and whipping it around and so you know we’re really confident with him and then you know what we do more than anything else and that’s played defense and play special teams.

  4. Eugene Bozzi:

    Somebody's got ta step up and do something, we all got to look out for each other right ? i was frightened when I had it in it, because it was so powerful. And I didn't expect that, it was pushing out, whipping its tail around.

  5. Harriet Beecher Stowe:

    Whipping and abuse are like laudanum: you have to double the dose as the sensibilities decline.

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  • ruoskinta, vatkaaminen, murskatappio, rihmosFinnish
  • failpeadhIrish
  • frustare, montareItalian
  • הַצלָפָהHebrew
  • betakeling, opkloppen, geseling, pak slaag, zweepslagenDutch

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