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whip

 (wĭp, hwĭp)
v. whipped also whipt, whip·ping, whips
v.tr.
1. To strike with a strap or rod; lash: whipped the horse with the reins.
2. To afflict, castigate, or reprove severely: "For nonconformity the world whips you with its displeasure" (Ralph Waldo Emerson).
3. To strike or affect in a manner similar to whipping or lashing: Icy winds whipped my face.
4. To arouse or excite, especially with words: whipped the audience into a rage.
5. To beat (cream or eggs, for example) into a froth or foam.
6. Informal To snatch, pull, or remove in a sudden manner: He whipped off his cap.
7. To sew with a loose overcast or overhand stitch.
8. To wrap or bind (a rope, for example) with twine to prevent unraveling or fraying.
9. Nautical To hoist by means of a rope passing through an overhead pulley.
10. Informal To defeat soundly: Our team can whip your team.
v.intr.
1. To move in a sudden, quick manner; dart: whipped out to the airport.
2. To move in a manner similar to a whip; thrash or snap about: Branches whipped against the windows.
n.
1. An instrument, either a flexible rod or a flexible thong or lash attached to a handle, used for driving animals or administering corporal punishment.
2. A whipping or lashing motion or stroke; a whiplash.
3. A blow, wound, or cut made by whipping.
4. Something, such as a long radio antenna on a motor vehicle, that is similar to a whip in form or flexibility.
5. Sports Flexibility, as in the shaft of a golf club: a fishing rod with a lot of whip.
6. Sports A whipper-in.
7.
a. A member of a legislative body, such as the US Congress or the British Parliament, charged by his or her party with enforcing party discipline and ensuring attendance.
b. A call issued to party members in a lawmaking body to ensure attendance at a particular time.
8. A dessert made of sugar and stiffly beaten egg whites or cream, often with fruit or fruit flavoring: prune whip.
9. An arm on a windmill.
10. Nautical A hoist consisting of a single rope passing through an overhead pulley.
11. A ride in an amusement park, consisting of small cars that move in a rapid, whipping motion along an oval track.
Phrasal Verbs:
whip in
To keep together, as members of a political party or hounds in a pack.
whip up
1. To arouse; excite: whipped up the mob; whip up enthusiasm.
2. Informal To prepare quickly: whip up a light lunch.
Idiom:
whip into shape Informal
To bring to a specified state or condition, vigorously and often forcefully.

[Middle English wippen, whippen; see weip- in Indo-European roots.]

whip′per n.

whip up

vb (tr, adverb)
1. to excite; arouse: to whip up a mob; to whip up discontent.
2. informal to prepare quickly: to whip up a meal.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.whip up - prepare or cook quickly or hastily
cookery, cooking, preparation - the act of preparing something (as food) by the application of heat; "cooking can be a great art"; "people are needed who have experience in cookery"; "he left the preparation of meals to his wife"
ready, prepare, cook, fix, make - prepare for eating by applying heat; "Cook me dinner, please"; "can you make me an omelette?"; "fix breakfast for the guests, please"
Translations
يُحَضِّر بِسُرْعَهيَخْفُق البَيْض
piske
hræra, òeytatilreiîa í snatri
narýchlo pripraviť
çabucak yapıvermekçırpmak

w>whip up

vt sep
(= pick up)schnappen
(= set in motion) horsesantreiben; (Cook) creamschlagen; mixtureverrühren; eggsverquirlen; (inf: = prepare quickly) mealhinzaubern; (fig: = stir up) interest, feelinganheizen, entfachen; supportfinden, auftreiben (inf); audience, crowdmitreißen; I’ll just whip up something to eat (inf)ich mach nur schnell was zu essen; the sea, whipped up by the winddas Meer, vom Wind aufgepeitscht

whip

(wip) noun
1. a long cord or strip of leather attached to a handle, used for punishing people, driving horses etc. He carries a whip but he would never use it on the horse.
2. in parliament, a member chosen by his party to make sure that no one fails to vote on important questions.
verbpast tense, past participle whipped
1. to strike with a whip. He whipped the horse to make it go faster; The criminals were whipped.
2. to beat (eggs etc).
3. to move fast especially with a twisting motion like a whip. Suddenly he whipped round and saw me; He whipped out a revolver and shot her.
ˈwhiplash noun
1. (the action of) the lash or cord of a whip.
2. a neck injury caused by a sudden movement of the head. He escaped the car crash with whiplash and a few bruises.
whipped ˈcream noun
liquid cream that has become thick by whipping it with a whisk. Whipped cream can be taken with ice-cream, coffee and cakes.
whip up
1. to whip. I'm whipping up eggs for the dessert.
2. to produce or prepare quickly. I'll whip up a meal in no time.
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