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whips

noun
plural of whip

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(Entry 1 of 2)

a long thin or flexible tool for striking
  • a 100-year-old whip that was once used by a coachman

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whips

verb
present tense third-person singular of whip

Synonyms of whips (Entry 2 of 2)

3 to change the course or direction of (something)
  • any more complaints and I'm whipping this car around and heading back home

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4 to move or cause to move with a striking motion
  • her hair whipped in the wind

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“Whips.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/whips. Accessed 18 Aug. 2022.

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