whipper

[ UK /wˈɪpɐ/ ]
NOUN
  1. a person who administers punishment by wielding a switch or whip
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How To Use whipper In A Sentence

  • See, we old fogies can be just as smart-alecky as the young whippersnappers!
  • Their great days are behind them, and like crusty old men, they've turned bitter and twisted, watching the young whippersnapper across the sea party, get hungover, and party again the next night.
  • He said members of Cope's whippery in Parliament had not been briefed on Shilowa's submission of the "so-called audited status" of the party's parliamentary finances and were not aware that these were being submitted to Parliament on their behalf. IOL: News
  • This man, the first whipper-in, was accompanied by two thorough-bred dogs, — fox-hounds, white, with liver spots, long in the leg, fine in the muzzle, with slender heads, and little ears at their crests. Modeste Mignon
  • Where is the dollar that you got with this note?" asked the "whipper," as he finished reading the epistle. My Southern Home: or, The South and Its People
  • He was a young whippersnapper who made me feel old, but great fun.
  • The examples are legion: caretaker, steamroller, gag, passing the torch, and domino theory are among them, though whip (abbreviation of the foxhunting term whipper-in) is not metaphorical in the sense often erroneously supposed. VERBATIM: The Language Quarterly Vol VIII No 1
  • It may be hard for younger whippersnappers to comprehend just how bad music was in the mid-70s.
  • But maybe the incessant weeping is legitimate; the way these whippersnappers treat their elders these days would bring any geriatric to tears.
  • ‘We're a very friendly, laid-back hunt with nothing toffee-nosed about us at all,’ says recently-promoted joint hunt master Judith Skilbeck, also whipper-in.
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