I wield a whip and at the end of the song, I tell the boys to bend over.
whip is a hotshot, sauced-up captain whose substance-abuse habit crash-lands him, quite literally, into a whole heap of trouble.
It is not too late, as Devo taught us, to whip this problem good.
But the whip flies through the air and, no luck, the camera lingers on the mangled back.
In 1989, George H.W. Bush elevated Rep. Dick Cheney, the GOP whip, to Defense secretary.
The orderly saluted with his whip and drove on in obedience to Saxham's nod.
"Nay; I am no priest," she answered, touching her horse with her whip.
But—“By gad, sah,” he said cracking his whip—“By gad I'll do it!”
In her right was the mujik's whip, and I saw that she had used the stock of it to aid me.
I am going to get a whip top soon, and you may see it and whip it.
mid-13c., wippen "flap violently," from Proto-Germanic *wipp- (cf. Danish vippe "to raise with a swipe," Middle Dutch, Dutch wippen "to swing," Old High German wipf "swing, impetus"), from PIE *wib- "move quickly." The cookery sense is from 1670s. Related: Whipped; whipping. Whipping boy first recorded 1640s; whipping block is from c.1877. Whip-saw is attested from 1530s; whip snake first recorded 1774.
early 14c., from whip (v.). In parliamentary use from 1850 (the verb in this sense is recorded from 1742), from the sense in fox-hunting. The parliamentary whip's duty originally was to ensure the attendance of party members on important occasions.
In the United States Congress or state legislatures, an assistant to the majority leader or minority leader responsible for stirring up party support on issues, keeping track of party members' votes, and acting as a general liaison between the majority leader or minority leader and other party members.