An instrument with a handle and a flexible lash that is used for whipping.
Roget 615: motive, springs of action, wellsprings of action. reason, ground, call, principle; by end, by purpose; mainspring, primum mobile [Lat.], keystone; the why and the wherefore; ... meer laten zien
A legislator appointed by the party to enforce discipline.
synoniem: party whip.
A dessert made of sugar and stiffly beaten egg whites or cream and usually flavored with fruit.
golf The flexibility of the shaft of a golf club.
A quick blow delivered with a whip or whiplike object:
— The whip raised a red welt.
Beat severely with a whip or rod.
Roget 716: attack, assault, assail; invade; set upon, fall upon; charge, impugn, break a lance with, enter the lists. assume the offensive, take the offensive; be the aggressor, become the aggressor; ... meer laten zien
Roget 972: punish; chastise, chasten; castigate, correct, inflict punishment, administer correction, deal retributive justice; cowhide, lambaste [Slang]. visit upon, pay; pay out, serve out; ... meer laten zien
Thrash about flexibly in the manner of a whiplash.
Strike as if by whipping:
— The curtain whipped her face.
Whip with or as if with a wire whisk.
Moby betekeniswoordenboek: Ferris wheel, Jehu, MP, Member of Congress, Member of Parliament, accelerate, aerate, agitate, alderman, assemblyman, avert, bang, baste, bastinado, batter, beat, beat all hollow, beat hollow, beat up, belabor ... meer laten zien.
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