1. [ noun ] beating with a whip or strap or rope as a form of punishment
Synonyms: lashing tanning flagellation flogging
Related terms: beating self-flagellation horsewhipping flog flagellate
2. [ adjective ] smart and fashionable
Synonyms: snappy

"snappy conversation" "some sharp and whipping lines"

Related terms: spirited
3. [ noun ] a sound defeat
Synonyms: slaughter walloping drubbing debacle trouncing thrashing
Related terms: defeat bat worst wallop
4. [ noun ] a stitch passing over an edge diagonally
Synonyms: whipstitching whipstitch
Related terms: stitch
5. [ noun ] the act of overcoming or outdoing
Synonyms: beating
Related terms: fight beat
Similar spelling:   whopping