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Definition 1: beating with a whip or strap or rope as a form of punishment - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for whipping in the sense of this definition

(whipping is a kind of ...) the act of inflicting corporal punishment with repeated blows

(... is a kind of whipping ) self-punishment inflicted by whipping

(... is a kind of whipping ) the act of whipping with a horsewhip

"that villain needs a good horsewhipping"

Definition 2: the act of overcoming or outdoing - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for whipping in the sense of this definition

(whipping is a kind of ...) the act of fighting; any contest or struggle

"a fight broke out at the hockey game" "there was fighting in the streets" "the unhappy couple got into a terrible scrap"

Definition 3: a sewing stitch passing over an edge diagonally - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for whipping in the sense of this definition

(whipping is a kind of ...) a stitch made with thread and a threaded sewing needle through fabric or leather

(... is a kind of whipping ) a long whipstitch or overhand stitch overlying an edge to prevent raveling

Definition 4: a sound defeat - [noun denoting event]

Synonyms for whipping in the sense of this definition

(whipping is a kind of ...) an unsuccessful ending to a struggle or contest

"it was a narrow defeat" "the army's only defeat" "they suffered a convincing licking"

Definition 5: smart and fashionable - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where whipping or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • snappy conversation
  • some sharp and whipping lines

Synonyms for whipping in the sense of this definition

(whipping is similar to ...) displaying animation, vigor, or liveliness

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