Whip

  • (noun): A quick blow with a whip.
    Synonyms: lash, whiplash
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on whip:

Louise Upston - Member of Parliament
... Upston was appointed to Junior Whip for the National Government ... the February 2013 reshuffle by John Key, Upston was created Chief Whip and joined by Tim Macindoe and Jami-Lee Ross who act as Junior and Third Whip in Parliament ...
Lucie Charlebois
... She is the current MNA for Soulanges and Chief Government Whip ... Charlebois has also been Assistant Government Whip and she served on several parliamentary committees of the National Assembly ... She is the current Chief Government Whip since February 2011 ...
List Of Indiana Jones Characters - Introduced in Raiders of The Lost Ark - Satipo
... When Indy and Satipo reach a pit on the way out, Satipo makes it over with Indiana's whip and Indy is stuck on the other side ... Indy throws over the fertility idol to Satipo, who offered to throw him his whip for it but he betrays Indy, dropping the whip and fleeing ...
Sandy Kalyan - Parliamentarian
... She was the DA spokesperson HIV/AIDS from 2004 to 2009, and has also been a whip since 2000 ... On her re-election to Parliament in 2009, she retained her position as a whip and was appointed as the Shadow Minister of Science and Technology ... She was elected Deputy Chief Whip in 2011 ...
Mexican Whip-poor-will
... The Mexican Whip-poor-will, (Antrostomus arizonae), is a medium-sized (22–27 cm) nightjar from the southwestern United States and Mexico ... The Whip-poor-will is more often heard within its range, but less often seen ... previously was lumped with the Eastern Whip-poor-will, however with both types having different ranges and vocalizatons, the eggs having different coloration, and DNA sequencing showing enough differentation, it ...

More definitions of "whip":

  • (verb): Thrash about flexibly in the manner of a whiplash.
    Example: "The tall grass whipped in the wind"
  • (verb): Strike as if by whipping.
    Synonyms: lash
  • (verb): Subject to harsh criticism.
    Synonyms: blister, scald
  • (noun): A legislator appointed by the party to enforce discipline.
    Synonyms: party whip
  • (noun): A dessert made of sugar and stiffly beaten egg whites or cream and usually flavored with fruit.
  • (noun): An instrument with a handle and a flexible lash that is used for whipping.
  • (verb): Whip with or as if with a wire whisk.
    Synonyms: whisk
  • (noun): (golf) the flexibility of the shaft of a golf club.

Famous quotes containing the word whip:

    The variables are surprisingly few.... One can whip or be whipped; one can eat excrement or quaff urine; mouth and private part can be meet in this or that commerce. After which there is the gray of morning and the sour knowledge that things have remained fairly generally the same since man first met goat and woman.
    George Steiner (b. 1929)

    We can beat all Europe with United States soldiers. Give me a thousand Tennesseans, and I’ll whip any other thousand men on the globe!
    Andrew Jackson (1767–1845)

    The moral equalizes all; enriches, empowers all. It is the coin which buys all, and which all find in their pocket. Under the whip of the driver, the slave shall feel his equality with saints and heroes.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882)