Definition of pistol-whip in English:

pistol-whip

Syllabification: pis·tol-whip

verb

[with object]
  • Hit or beat (someone) with a pistol.
    More example sentences
    • Refusing, he is pistol-whipped, beaten, stabbed and winds up in the hospital.
    • He then pistol-whips a newspaper reporter and escapes in his car.
    • The Iraqi undercover cop identifies the suspected moneyman and he pistol-whips him.

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