whippy


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whippy

(ˈwɪpɪ)
adj, -pier or -piest
resembling a whip, esp in being slim or fast

whip•py

(ˈʰwɪp i, ˈwɪp i)

adj. -pi•er, -pi•est.
1. of, pertaining to, or resembling a whip.
2. bending and snapping back in the manner of a whip: a whippy tree branch.
[1865–70]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.whippy - bending and snapping back readily without breaking
elastic - capable of resuming original shape after stretching or compression; springy; "an elastic band"; "a youthful and elastic walk"
Translations

whippy

[ˈwɪpɪ] ADJflexible, dúctil

whippy

adj cane, fishing rodbiegsam, elastisch
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He was pure white, with a fawn-coloured saddle just behind his neck, and a fawn diamond at the root of his thin whippy tail.
For whippy trees with flexible stems you should insert a vertical stake on the windward side of the plant.
Other keynote speakers included KPMG's Midlands Regional Chairman, Karl Edge, Kate Nash OBE from PurpleSpace and Graeme Whippy MBE from Channel 4.
Other keynote speakers included KPMG's Midlands regional chairman Karl Edge, Kate Nash OBE from PurpleSpace and Graeme Whippy MBE from Channel 4.
With a mix of slice and chips, lobs and bunts, whippy half-volleys and wristy crosscourt ground strokes off both wings, Hsieh pushed Kerber to the extremes and unsettled her rhythm.
Wisteria, which has thrown out long whippy stems, can be clipped back to about two or three buds.
Summer prune wisteria - this just means cutting back long whippy shoots to about six leaves.
Intoxicating treats on offer include beer-flavoured Mr Whippy in a pork scratching cone, tequila sorbets in a Martini glass, and bacon infused ice cream with a shot of bourbon.
Bend whippy branches to the ground and, where they make contact, dig a shallow, narrow trench.
It's showdown time as the real Gavin confronts the fake one and discovers his chum is so entrenched in his dad's life he's almost convinced himself he is actually related to Mr Whippy Rodwell.
Parking up his Mr Whippy van there for the first time was Paul Addiscott, who looked across in envy at the queue at the neighbouring burger stall.
He has since restored it to its former beauty, complete with all the old-school favourites such as Rocket lollies and Mr Whippy ice cream, at his home in Abergavenny.