Definition of whipping
1 : the act of one that whips: such asa : a severe beating or chastisementb : a stitching with small overcasting stitches
2 : material used to whip or bind
Examples of whipping in a Sentence
suffered a whipping that took them out of competition
Recent Examples of whipping from the Web
In the late 1990s, every music geek had a copy; llama-whipping had gone global, and the big-money acquisition offers quickly followed.
To serve: Remove side from pan and then garnish with lightly sweetened whipping cream and fresh fruit.
The device Rebecca was using is called a whipping siphon, which is commonly used in the culinary world or on cooking shows.
Topping: 2 cups heavy whipping cream 2 tablespoons raw sugar, such as turbinado 1 quart fresh raspberries, blueberries or hulled and sliced (if large) strawberries, about 4 cups Procedure 1.
The rain from Tropical Storm Cindy has already made an impact on the Gulf Coast, bringing whipping winds, whitecaps and storm surge.
In 1923, 29-year-old District Attorney Dan Moody prosecuted four Klansmen for whipping and tarring a traveling salesman.
That was the impact of a brief-but-bruising Sunday afternoon at Progressive Field, where the Cleveland Indians put an 8-3 whipping on the first-place Twins.
A marijuana rip-off, pistol-whipping and gunbattle early Friday in Lynnwood left one teenager with a gunshot wound, another with serious head injuries and a third person in police custody.
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First Known Use of whipping
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Definition of whipping for English Language Learners
: the act of hitting someone with a whip
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