(Of an MP) having formally relinquished, or been deprived of, party membership: the eight whipless Euro-rebels now comprise an experimental party
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- For a brief few seconds he led the Grand National as Clan Royal veered off a straight line, the whipless Cooper slapping his horse as he tried to cajole him back onto a straight line.
- I have no hesitation in voting a 100% NO when I was informed of his links with the whipless wonders.
- Without the nine whipless M.P.'s, the Conservatives have 320 votes and all other parties combined have 317.
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