Examples of whup in a Sentence
His father whupped him for swearing.
Our team got whupped in last night's game.
Origin and Etymology of whup
First Known Use: 1852See Words from the same year
Synonymsannihilate, blow away, bomb, bury, clobber, cream, drub, dust, flatten, paste, rout, shellac, skin, skunk, smoke [slang], smother, snow under, thrash, trim, tromp, trounce, wallop, wax [slang], whomp, whop (or whap), whip
Related Wordssweep, upset; beat, best, conquer, dispatch, hurdle, lick, master, overbear, overcome, overmatch, prevail (over), subdue, surmount, take, throw, triumph (over), win (against), worst; crush, knock off, knock over, overpower, overthrow, overwhelm, subjugate, upend, vanquish; ace (out), better, eclipse, exceed, outdistance, outdo, outfight, outshine, outstrip, overtop, surpass, top, transcend; edge (out), nose out, pip [British]; cap, excel, flourish, score, succeed; break, destroy, do in, finish, sink, slaughter
WHUP Defined for English Language Learners
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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