Definition of pistol-whip in English:


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[with object]
Hit or beat (someone) with the butt of a pistol: armed robbers pistol-whipped two postal workers
More example sentences
  • Refusing, he is pistol-whipped, beaten, stabbed and winds up in the hospital.
  • He then pistol-whips a newspaper reporter and escapes in his car.
  • The Iraqi undercover cop identifies the suspected moneyman and he pistol-whips him.

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