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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
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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 ?
Tollmidge deserved to be horsewhipped. I would have done it myself if his Lordship had told me at the time.
'You shall be horsewhipped if you do,' returned Sir Mulberry.
Hear and obey: --You will immediately remove every trace of your offensive work from the Schiller monument; you pay a fine of ten thousand francs; you will suffer two years' imprisonment at hard labor; you will then be horsewhipped, tarred and feathered, deprived of your ears, ridden on a rail to the confines of the canton, and banished forever.
George as a boy had been horsewhipped in this room many times; his mother sitting sick on the stair listening to the cuts of the whip.
Columbia University professor Beard would later be horsewhipped for his insistence that U.S.
Who was the American playboy whose exploits included being horsewhipped for not marrying his fiancee and drunkenly mistaking a fireplace for a urinal and 10.
An activist musical group and movement, Pussy Riot, appeared in public and was horsewhipped by Cossack militiamen, drawing international scrutiny.
Immediately the sheriff horsewhipped him with twenty lashes, "in so violent a manner (without the ceremony of a trial) that poor Waller was presently in a gore of blood and will carry the scars to his grave....
More than a century later, the Kimbles recall, a police officer horsewhipped their cousin on a gravel road alongside the farm.
Which seems perverse because if a heterosexual male doctor called a woman any of those names he'd be sacked, struck off and probably horsewhipped. Dr Elizabeth Jasiak also referred to patients with learning difficulties as "Dumbass" and "Brainstem." Which makes me wonder what she would have to have done for the PC idiots on that panel to see she was unfit to practise.