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horse·whip

 (hôrs′wĭp′, -hwĭp′)
n.
A whip used to control a horse.
tr.v. horse·whipped, horse·whip·ping, horse·whips
To beat with or as if with a horsewhip.

horsewhip

(ˈhɔːsˌwɪp)
n
(Horse Training, Riding & Manège) a whip, usually with a long thong, used for managing horses
vb, -whips, -whipping or -whipped
(tr) to flog with such a whip
ˈhorseˌwhipper n

horse•whip

(ˈhɔrsˌʰwɪp, -ˌwɪp)

n., v. -whipped, -whip•ping. n.
1. a whip for controlling horses.
v.t.
2. to beat with a horsewhip.
[1300–50]
horse′whip`per, n.

horsewhip


Past participle: horsewhipped
Gerund: horsewhipping

Imperative
horsewhip
horsewhip
Present
I horsewhip
you horsewhip
he/she/it horsewhips
we horsewhip
you horsewhip
they horsewhip
Preterite
I horsewhipped
you horsewhipped
he/she/it horsewhipped
we horsewhipped
you horsewhipped
they horsewhipped
Present Continuous
I am horsewhipping
you are horsewhipping
he/she/it is horsewhipping
we are horsewhipping
you are horsewhipping
they are horsewhipping
Present Perfect
I have horsewhipped
you have horsewhipped
he/she/it has horsewhipped
we have horsewhipped
you have horsewhipped
they have horsewhipped
Past Continuous
I was horsewhipping
you were horsewhipping
he/she/it was horsewhipping
we were horsewhipping
you were horsewhipping
they were horsewhipping
Past Perfect
I had horsewhipped
you had horsewhipped
he/she/it had horsewhipped
we had horsewhipped
you had horsewhipped
they had horsewhipped
Future
I will horsewhip
you will horsewhip
he/she/it will horsewhip
we will horsewhip
you will horsewhip
they will horsewhip
Future Perfect
I will have horsewhipped
you will have horsewhipped
he/she/it will have horsewhipped
we will have horsewhipped
you will have horsewhipped
they will have horsewhipped
Future Continuous
I will be horsewhipping
you will be horsewhipping
he/she/it will be horsewhipping
we will be horsewhipping
you will be horsewhipping
they will be horsewhipping
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been horsewhipping
you have been horsewhipping
he/she/it has been horsewhipping
we have been horsewhipping
you have been horsewhipping
they have been horsewhipping
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been horsewhipping
you will have been horsewhipping
he/she/it will have been horsewhipping
we will have been horsewhipping
you will have been horsewhipping
they will have been horsewhipping
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been horsewhipping
you had been horsewhipping
he/she/it had been horsewhipping
we had been horsewhipping
you had been horsewhipping
they had been horsewhipping
Conditional
I would horsewhip
you would horsewhip
he/she/it would horsewhip
we would horsewhip
you would horsewhip
they would horsewhip
Past Conditional
I would have horsewhipped
you would have horsewhipped
he/she/it would have horsewhipped
we would have horsewhipped
you would have horsewhipped
they would have horsewhipped
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.horsewhip - a whip for controlling horses
buggy whip - a horsewhip once used by a driver of a buggy; "since buggies have been replaced by cars the buggy whip has become a symbol for anything that is hopelessly outmoded"
whip - an instrument with a handle and a flexible lash that is used for whipping
Verb1.horsewhip - whip with a whip intended for horses
flog, lash, lather, trounce, welt, whip, slash, strap - beat severely with a whip or rod; "The teacher often flogged the students"; "The children were severely trounced"
Translations

horsewhip

[ˈhɔːswɪp]
A. VTazotar
B. Nfusta f

horsewhip

[ˈhɔːrshwɪp] vtcravacher

horsewhip

[ˈhɔːswɪp] vtfrustare
References in classic literature ?
You might horse-whip him, but he'd set the law on you,--the law's made to take care o' raskills.
The Wizard got out his sword at once, and Zeb grabbed the horse-whip.
No one was excited even when a fracas on the steps of a leading hotel in Piccadilly, in which he tried to horse-whip a prominent German musician upon some personal account, delayed his promised ascent.