Simple Definition of horsewhip
: to hit (someone) with a whip
Full Definition of horsewhip
: to flog with or as if with a whip made to be used on a horse
Examples of horsewhip in a sentence
He thinks that any government official who steals public money should be horsewhipped.
<the cruel guards promptly horsewhipped the prisoners if they collapsed under the heavy loads they were forced to carry>
First Known Use of horsewhip
Rhymes with horsewhip
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HORSEWHIP Defined for Kids
Definition of horsewhip for Students
: to beat severely with a whip made to be used on a horse
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