Definition of whipcord in English:


Line breaks: whip|cord
Pronunciation: /ˈwɪpkɔːd


[mass noun]
1Thin, tough, tightly twisted cord used for making the flexible end part of whips.
More example sentences
  • The cat-o-nine-tails (thick leather whip) with its knitted thongs of whipcord was pickled in brine to stiffen it when there was an imminent flogging.
  • The whipcord only reached eight to ten feet from the handle, at least it seemed it would.
2A closely woven ribbed worsted fabric, used for making garments such as jodhpurs.

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