Definition of whip up
1 : to excite (someone or something) : to cause (someone or something) to feel strong emotions about something His speech whipped up the crowd.
2 informal : to cause or create (something) She was trying to whip up some enthusiasm.
3 informal : to produce or prepare (a meal) very quickly I can whip a meal up in no time.
Word by Word Definitions
: to take, pull, snatch, jerk, or otherwise move very quickly and forcefully
: to strike with a slender lithe implement (such as a lash or rod) especially as a punishment
: an instrument consisting usually of a handle and lash forming a flexible rod that is used for whipping
: a stroke or cut with or as if with a whip
: a dessert made by whipping a portion of the ingredients
: in or into a higher position or level
: away from the center of the earth
: from beneath the ground or water to the surface
: risen above the horizon
: being out of bed
: used as a function word to indicate motion to or toward or situation at a higher point of
: up into or in the
: in a direction regarded as being toward or near the upper end or part of
: one in a high or advantageous position
: an upward slope
: a period or state of prosperity or success
: to rise from a lying or sitting position
: to move upward : ascend
: used with and and another verb to indicate that the action of the following verb was either surprisingly or abruptly initiated
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