Dictionary search results

Showing 1-44 of 44 results

whip US English

A strip of leather or length of cord fastened to a handle, used for flogging or beating a person or for urging on an animal

whip US Thesaurus

he would use a whip on his dogs

bust someone's ass US English

Beat someone in a fight or contest

tan someone's hide US English

Beat or flog someone

the whip in whip US English

Party membership of a Member of Parliament or other elected body

whip in US English

Act as whipper-in

whip pan US English

A camera panning movement fast enough to give a blurred picture

pistol-whip US English

Hit or beat (someone) with a pistol

pussy-whip US English

Henpeck (a man)

stock whip US English

A whip used for driving cattle

whip graft US English

(In horticulture) a simple graft in which both stock and scion are cut diagonally

whip-round US English

A collection of contributions of money from a group of people for a particular purpose

whip-smart US English

Very quick-witted and intelligent

whip snake US English

Any of a number of slender, fast-moving snakes that often feed on lizards and catch their prey by pursuing it, in particular

whip antenna US English

An antenna in the form of a long flexible wire or rod with a connection at one end

whip scorpion US English

An arachnid that resembles a scorpion, with stout pincerlike mouthparts and a long, slender taillike appendage, living in leaf litter and under stones in tropical and semitropical regions

three-line whip US English

(In the UK) a written notice, underlined three times to denote urgency, to members of a political party to attend a parliamentary vote

the whip hand US English

A position of power or control over someone

smart as a whip US English

Very quick-witted and intelligent

whip someone into US English

Urge or rouse someone into (a specified state or position)

whip something out US English

Write something hurriedly

whip someone up US English

Deliberately excite someone into having a strong feeling or reaction

whip something up US English

Cause water, sand, etc., to rise up and be flung about in a violent manner

crack US English

Make or cause to make a sudden sharp or explosive sound

whip and tongue grafting US English

A method of grafting in which both stock and scion are cut diagonally and their surfaces are provided with matching tongues which interlock when the graft is tied

whip in in whip US English

Act as whipper-in

whip someone/something into shape US English

Act forcefully to bring someone or something into a fitter, more efficient, or better organized state

bust someone's ass in ass2 US English

Beat someone in a fight or contest

whip something out in whip US English

Write something hurriedly

whip someone up in whip US English

Deliberately excite someone into having a strong feeling or reaction

whip something up in whip US English

Cause water, sand, etc., to rise up and be flung about in a violent manner

bullwhip US English

A whip with a long heavy lash

tan someone's hide in hide2 US English

Beat or flog someone

the whip hand in whip US English

A position of power or control over someone

whip someone into in whip US English

Urge or rouse someone into (a specified state or position)

horsewhip US English

A long whip used for driving and controlling horses

hunting crop US English

A short rigid riding whip with a handle at right angles to the stock and a long leather thong, used chiefly in hunting

hunting whip in hunting crop US English

A short rigid riding whip with a handle at right angles to the stock and a long leather thong, used chiefly in hunting

smart as a whip in smart US English

Very quick-witted and intelligent

whip someone/something into shape in shape US English

Act forcefully to bring someone or something into a fitter, more efficient, or better organized state

as smart as a whip in smart US English

Very quick-witted and intelligent

whip or knock or lick someone/something into shape in shape US English

Act forcefully to bring someone or something into a fitter, more efficient, or better organized state