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English definition of “whip”

whip

verb (DO QUICKLY)    /wɪp/ (-pp-)
[T usually + adv/prep] to bring or take something quickly: She whipped a handkerchief out of her pocket and wiped his face. He whipped the covers off the bed. I was going to pay but before I knew it he'd whipped out his credit card. They whipped my plate away before I'd even finished.Transferring and transporting objects [I or T, + adv/prep] literary to (cause something to) move quickly and forcefully: The wind whipped across the half-frozen lake. A fierce, freezing wind whipped torrential rain into their faces.Making short, sudden movements
(Definition of whip verb (DO QUICKLY) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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