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whipping

noun

Simple Definition of whipping

  • : the act of hitting someone with a whip

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of whipping

  1. 1 :  the act of one that whips: as a :  a severe beating or chastisement b :  a stitching with small overcasting stitches

  2. 2 :  material used to whip or bind

Examples of whipping in a sentence

  1. <suffered a whipping that took them out of competition>



1540

First Known Use of whipping

1540



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