n. 鞭子; 纪律委员; 投票指示
v. 鞭策; 鞭笞; 拉动; 搅动
A whip is a long thin piece of material such as leather or rope, fastened to a stiff handle. It is used for hitting people or animals.
If someone whips a person or animal, they beat them or hit them with a whip or something like a whip.
Eyewitnesses claimed Mr Melton whipped the horse up to 16 times...
He was whipped with a studded belt.
If something, for example the wind, whips something, it strikes it sharply.
A terrible wind whipped our faces...
A branch whipped her across the cheek.
If something flexible whips in a particular way, it moves sharply when it is affected by a force, for example by the wind.
Blond strands of hair whipped in the wind.
If someone whips something out or whips it off, they take it out or take it off very quickly and suddenly.
Bob whipped out his notebook...
Players were whipping their shirts off...
If something or someone whips somewhere, they move there or go there very quickly.
The wind out here is whipping along at about 30 miles an hour...
I whipped into a parking space.
When you whip something liquid such as cream or an egg, you stir it very fast until it is thick or stiff.
Whip the cream until thick...
Whip the eggs, oils and honey together.
If you whip people into an emotional state, you deliberately cause and encourage them to be in that state.
He could whip a crowd into hysteria...
Politicians and businessmen have whipped themselves into a panic.
A whip is a member of a political party in a parliament or legislature who is responsible for making sure that party members are present to vote on important issues and that they vote in the appropriate way.
If you have the whip hand, you have power over someone else in a particular situation.
These days the shopper has the whip hand, and will not buy if stores fail to lower their prices.
1. an instrument with a handle and a flexible lash that is used for whipping
2. a legislator appointed by the party to enforce discipline
3. a dessert made of sugar and stiffly beaten egg whites or cream and usually flavored with fruit
4. (golf) the flexibility of the shaft of a golf club
5. a quick blow with a whip
1. beat severely with a whip or rod;
2. defeat thoroughly;
3. thrash about flexibly in the manner of a whiplash;
4. strike as if by whipping;
5. whip with or as if with a wire whisk;
6. subject to harsh criticism;
beat, strike, hit, thrash, whip
the whip hand
whip someone's ass
whip someone up
whip something up
whip into shape【非正式用语】
They menaced her with a whip.
Why did you whip me away when I was just beginning to enjoy the party?
我刚刚对这个聚会发生兴趣,你为什么急着把我拉走 呢 ?
The cruel master beat his slaves mercilessly with a whip.
Give him a taste of the whip.
He urged the horse on with a whip.