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Meaning of WHIPPING

Pronunciation:  'wiping

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  beating with a whip or strap or rope as a form of punishment
  2. [n]  the act of overcoming or outdoing
  3. [n]  a stitch passing over an edge diagonally
  4. [n]  a sound defeat
  5. [adj]  smart and fashionable; "snappy conversation"; "some sharp and whipping lines"

WHIPPING is a 8 letter word that starts with W.


 Synonyms: debacle, drubbing, flagellation, flogging, lashing, slaughter, snappy, spirited, tanning, thrashing, trouncing, walloping, whipstitch, whipstitching
 See Also: beating, combat, defeat, drubbing, fight, fighting, horsewhipping, lacing, licking, self-flagellation, stitch, thrashing, trouncing, whacking



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
a & n. from {Whip}, v.

{Whipping post}, a post to which offenders are tied, to be
   legally whipped.