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whup

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verb \ˈhwu̇p, ˈwu̇p\

Simple Definition of whup

  • : to beat (someone or something) as a punishment

  • : to defeat (someone or something) easily and completely

Full Definition of whup

whuppedwhup·ping

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  to administer a beating to especially as punishment

  3. 2 :  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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