pistol-whip

verb pis·tol-whip

Definition of pistol-whip

transitive verb
: to beat with a pistol

First Known Use of pistol-whip

circa 1930


PISTOL-WHIP Defined for English Language Learners

pistol-whip

verb

Definition of pistol-whip for English Language Learners

  • : to hit (someone) many times with a pistol


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