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whippy

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Pronunciation: /ˈwɪpi
 
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Definition of whippy in English:

adjective (whippier, whippiest)

Flexible; springy: new growths of whippy sapling twigs
More example sentences
  • Wooden clubs required two properties: a head sufficiently hard to withstand successive hits on the ball and a springy or whippy, shaft.
  • We still had the Labrador and resolved to dispatch it home whatever, which proved a great game, and we only succeeded by shouting and waving long whippy sticks.
  • Select a long whippy stem that is close to the ground.

Derivatives

whippiness

1
noun
Example sentences
  • All I looked for was a straight stick with a good tip, and the thought of shaft stiffness or whippiness never crossed my mind.
  • The beauty of this design is that it allows you to control the point, without any wobble or whippiness.
  • A player will eventually prefer a certain degree of whippiness that will be factored into that particular player's approach and timing crucial to hitting a polo ball.

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