Synonyms for whipping

Synonyms for (noun) whipping

Synonyms: tanning, whipping, lashing, flagellation, flogging

Definition: beating with a whip or strap or rope as a form of punishment

Similar words: trouncing, thrashing, whacking, beating, drubbing, licking, lacing

Definition: the act of inflicting corporal punishment with repeated blows

Synonyms: beating, whipping

Definition: the act of overcoming or outdoing

Similar words: scrap, combat, fight, fighting

Definition: the act of fighting; any contest or struggle

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

Synonyms: whipping, whipstitch, whipstitching

Definition: a sewing stitch passing over an edge diagonally

Similar words: sewing stitch, embroidery stitch

Definition: a stitch made with thread and a threaded sewing needle through fabric or leather

Synonyms: slaughter, whipping, walloping, trouncing, thrashing, debacle, drubbing

Definition: a sound defeat

Similar words: licking, defeat

Definition: an unsuccessful ending to a struggle or contest

Usage: it was a narrow defeat; the army's only defeat; they suffered a convincing licking

Synonyms for (adj) whipping

Synonyms: whipping, snappy

Definition: smart and fashionable

Usage: snappy conversation; some sharp and whipping lines

Similar words: spirited

Definition: displaying animation, vigor, or liveliness

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