verb \ˈhwp, ˈwp\

: to beat (someone or something) as a punishment

: to defeat (someone or something) easily and completely


Full Definition of WHUP

transitive verb
:  to administer a beating to especially as punishment
:  to defeat decisively

Examples of WHUP

  1. His father whupped him for swearing.
  2. Our team got whupped in last night's game.

Origin of WHUP

alteration of whip
First Known Use: 1852


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