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whippy

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adjective whip·py \ˈhwi-pē, ˈwi-\

Definition of whippy

whippier

whippiest

  1. 1 :  unusually resilient :  springy <a whippy fishing rod>

  2. 2 :  of, relating to, or resembling a whip



Examples of whippy in a sentence

  1. <the whippy branches of a weeping willow>



1867

First Known Use of whippy

1867


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