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whip British & World 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

the whip in whip British & World English

Membership of the group of MPs that form the official, elected representation of a particular political party, together with the duties or rights associated with such membership

tan someone's hide British & World English

Beat or flog someone

lick someone/thing into shape British & World English

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

whip in in whip British & World English

Act as whipper-in

whip in British & World English

Act as whipper-in

whip pan British & World English

A camera panning movement fast enough to give a blurred picture

pistol-whip British & World English

Hit or beat (someone) with the butt of a pistol

pussy-whip British & World English

(Of a woman) continually criticize or nag (a man)

stock whip British & World English

A whip used for driving cattle

whip aerial British & World English

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

whip graft British & World English

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

whip-round British & World English

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

whip-smart British & World English

Very quick-witted and intelligent

whip snake British & World English

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

whip someone up in whip British & World English

Deliberately excite or provoke someone

whip something up in whip British & World English

Stimulate a particular feeling in someone

whip scorpion British & World English

An arachnid that resembles a scorpion, with a long slender tail-like appendage, living in leaf litter and under stones in tropical and semi-tropical regions

whip someone's ass in ass2 British & World English

Beat someone in a fight or contest

whip someone into in whip British & World English

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

the whip hand in whip British & World English

A position of power or control over someone

the whip hand British & World English

A position of power or control over someone

whip someone's ass British & World English

Beat someone in a fight or contest

smart as a whip in smart British & World English

Very quick-witted and intelligent

smart as a whip British & World English

Very quick-witted and intelligent

three-line whip British & World English

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

crack British & World English

Make or cause to make a sudden sharp or explosive sound

whip someone into British & World English

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

whip someone up British & World English

Deliberately excite or provoke someone

whip something up British & World English

Stimulate a particular feeling in someone

crack of the whip in crack British & World English

A chance to try or participate in something

crack of the whip British & World English

A chance to try or participate in something

lick someone/thing into shape in shape British & World English

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

whip and tongue grafting British & World 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

bullwhip British & World English

A whip with a long heavy lash

whip-pan in whip pan British & World English

Pan quickly to give a blurred picture

horsewhip British & World English

A long whip used for driving and controlling horses

hunting crop British & World 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 British & World English

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

whip antenna in whip aerial British & World English

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

whip English Thesaurus

he would use a whip on anyone trespassing on his property

whip English-Spanish

fusta f, fuete mAmL exc CS

whip hand English-Spanish

to have the whip hand

pistol-whip English-Spanish

to pistol-whip sb

whip-round English-Spanish

colecta f, vaca fAmLfamiliar/colloquial

whip up English-Spanish

provocar*, crear

three-line whip English-Spanish

convocatoria de asistencia obligatoria a una sesión parlamentaria


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