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whup

 (wŭp, hwŭp, wo͝op, hwo͝op)
v. Chiefly Southern US
Variant of whip.

[Scots, variant of whip.]
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whup

(wʌp; wʊp)
vb, whups, whupping or whupped
(tr) chiefly informal US to defeat totally; overwhelm
[C19: variant of whip]
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whup

(ʰwʌp, wʌp)

v.t. whupped, whup•ping.
Southern U.S. to defeat decisively; whip: He whupped his opponent in three straight sets.
[1890–95; orig. Scots form of whip]
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