whup

play
verb \ˈhwu̇p, ˈwu̇p\

Definition of whup

whupped

whupping

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  to administer a beating to especially as punishment

  3. 2 :  to defeat decisively

Examples of whup in a sentence

  1. His father whupped him for swearing.

  2. Our team got whupped in last night's game.

Origin and Etymology of whup

alteration of whip


First Known Use: 1852


WHUP Defined for English Language Learners

whup

play
verb \ˈhwu̇p, ˈwu̇p\

Definition of whup for English Language Learners

  • : to beat (someone or something) as a punishment

  • : to defeat (someone or something) easily and completely


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