whipping

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noun whip·ping \ ˈhwi-piŋ , ˈwi- \

Definition of whipping

1 :the act of one that whips: such as
a :a severe beating or chastisement
b :a stitching with small overcasting stitches
2 :material used to whip or bind

Examples of whipping in a Sentence

  1. suffered a whipping that took them out of competition

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First Known Use of whipping

1540


WHIPPING Defined for English Language Learners

whipping

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Definition of whipping for English Language Learners

  • : the act of hitting someone with a whip



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