Meaning of “whiplash” in the English Dictionary

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whiplashnoun [ U ]

us /ˈhwɪpˌlæʃ, ˈwɪp-/

a neck injury caused by a sudden movement forward and back of the head, as in a car accident

(Definition of “whiplash” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)