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crack the whip

Definition of crack the whip

  1. :  to force people to work very hard <The team needs a coach who isn't afraid to crack the whip.>



Word by Word Definitions

crackplay
  1. :  to make a very sharp explosive sound

    :  to break, split, or snap apart

    : :  fail: as

  1. :  a loud roll or peal

    :  a sudden sharp noise

    :  a sharp witty remark :  quip

  1. :  of superior excellence or ability

whipplay
  1. :  to take, pull, snatch, jerk, or otherwise move very quickly and forcefully

    :  to strike with a slender lithe implement (as a lash or rod) especially as a punishment

    :  spank

  1. :  an instrument consisting usually of a handle and lash forming a flexible rod that is used for whipping

    :  a stroke or cut with or as if with a whip

    :  a dessert made by whipping a portion of the ingredients


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