whip hand


Definition of whip hand 

1 : positive control : advantage

2 : the hand holding the whip in driving

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Examples of whip hand in a Sentence

unquestionably the company has the whip hand in negotiations with the labor union

First Known Use of whip hand

1680, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of whip hand was in 1680

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