horsewhip


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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.
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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
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014

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.
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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
Collins English Verb Tables © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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"
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Translations

horsewhip

[ˈhɔːswɪp]
A. VTazotar
B. Nfusta f
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

horsewhip

[ˈhɔːrshwɪp] vtcravacher
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

horsewhip

[ˈhɔːswɪp] vtfrustare
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
References in classic literature ?
Upon which, forgetting the sex of Goody Brown, or perhaps not knowing it in his rage--for, in reality, she had no feminine appearance but a petticoat, which he might not observe--he gave her a lash or two with his horsewhip; and then flying at the mob, who were all accused by Moll, he dealt his blows so profusely on all sides, that unless I would again invoke the muse (which the good-natured reader may think a little too hard upon her, as she hath so lately been violently sweated), it would be impossible for me to recount the horse-whipping of that day.
"Let us horsewhip the fine gentleman!" said others.
'Come in with you, you filthy brats; or I'll horsewhip you every one!' roared he; and the children instantly obeyed.
On one of these occasions, when the gentleman appeared disposed to exercise his horsewhip, the widow ventured to inform him in a low voice and with tears in her eyes, that her son was of weak mind.
Now go to bed and dream of him if you like, with the marks of my horsewhip on his shoulders.' Whenever he is angry with me now he refers to what I acknowledged to him in your presence with a sneer or a threat.
The source explained that the young girl was brought in dead at the hospital while the health workers who attended to the girl found marks suspected to be from horsewhip on the girl's body.
This was no cat-o'-nine-tails but rather something much bigger, a horsewhip ...
Billy mates a bit Now she is simply Madame X, complete with eye-patch and diamondencrusted horsewhip. And we'll be seeing a lot of her alter-ego in the coming months on a worldwide tour that includes a string of shows at the London Palladium.
mates a bit Now she is simply Madame X, complete with eye-patch and diamondencrusted horsewhip. And we'll be seeing a lot on DIFFICULT in PORTUGAL of her alter-ego in the coming months on a world tour that includes a string of shows at the London Palladium.
"Before I returned from picking handcuffs from my car, they had grabbed a friend who was with me and beaten him up with a horsewhip."
This includes "Old Larimee," the bumbling cook for the Lazy G Ranch who accidentally manages to save an Aztec family from bandits and receives as a token of their gratitude a "magic quirt" - a horsewhip that he's told will turn him into a new man.