adjective (whippier, whippiest)
- Flexible; springy: new growths of whippy sapling twigsMore 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.
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- 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.
More definitions of whippyDefinition of whippy in:
- The US English dictionary