[ UK /wˈɪpɪŋ/ ]
[ US /ˈhwɪpɪŋ, ˈwɪpɪŋ/ ]
NOUN
  1. a sewing stitch passing over an edge diagonally
  2. beating with a whip or strap or rope as a form of punishment
  3. the act of overcoming or outdoing
  4. a sound defeat
ADJECTIVE
  1. smart and fashionable
    some sharp and whipping lines
    snappy conversation
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How To Use whipping In A Sentence

  • Sancho resigns himself and agrees to the task on the condition that he is not required to draw blood with these whippings and that gentle lashes count too.
  • The World Is Flat" & Co. were cyclones of breeziness, mixing metaphors by the dozens and whipping up slang and clichés and jokey catchphrases of the author's own invention. Shovel-Ready Shibboleths
  • There's a terrible scene where he is chained to a whipping post and flogged with sadistic pleasure by brutish Roman guards.
  • Whipping round, he found himself facing four figures in black military style combat gear and carrying guns and flashlights.
  • When we glance over the history of flagellation and realize that, though whipping as a punishment has been very widespread and common, there have been periods and lands showing no clear knowledge of any sexual association of whipping, it becomes clear that whipping is not necessarily an algolagnic manifestation. Studies in the Psychology of Sex, Volume 3 Analysis of the Sexual Impulse; Love and Pain; The Sexual Impulse in Women
  • He sported his cap while admiring the choccies, only whipping it off for the photograph outside, with the words: ‘I don't think people need to see me in a hairnet.’
  • I am tired of being used as the whipping-boy for all the mistakes that are made in the office.
  • Guess I might as well light some fire to that fat ass, he mused, like whipping her buttocks was a monotonous task. Stealing Candy
  • The mechanic became the whipping boy for the pilot's error.
  • Using their bullwhips, the cowboys aimed at various targets with remarkable accuracy, whipping newspapers and plastic bags from people's mouths or hands.
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