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verb whip pronunciation in British English /wɪp/ 
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present tense
I/you/we/theywhip
he/she/itwhips
present participlewhipping
past tensewhipped
past participlewhipped
  1. 1
    [transitive] to hit someone with a whip

    Ted whipped his horse and galloped away.

    A man was being whipped and beaten in the next room.

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  2. 2
    [intransitive] to move somewhere very fast
    whip around/into/past etc something:

    A cold wind was whipping across the water.

    I whipped round the corner.

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    1. a.
      [transitive] to move something somewhere very fast

      The wind whipped her hair into her eyes.

      Ferguson whipped the ball across the court.

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    2. b.
      [transitive] to remove something or take something from somewhere very fast
      whip something out/off:

      Smiling, he whipped out his wallet.

      They whipped off their shirts and dived into the pool.

      I whipped the film out of the camera.

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  3. 3
    [transitive] to mix a food very quickly in order to put air into it

    Whip the cream lightly.

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  4. 4
    [transitive] informal to steal something

    He just whipped my pen!

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