[ boo l-hwip, -wip ]
/ ˈbʊlˌʰwɪp, -ˌwɪp /
a rawhide whip having a short handle and a long, plaited lash.
cane, wire, receiver, bat, prod, scourge, ruler, thong, rod, goad, crop, strap, push, switch, lash, belt, knout, horsewhip, rawhide, birch
- bullshit artist,
- bully beef,
- bully pulpit,
- bully tree,
Origin of bullwhip
Also called bull-whack [boo l-hwak, -wak] /ˈbʊlˌʰwæk, -ˌwæk/.
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Examples from the Web for bullwhip
Some would say I went over to the dark side; others would give the nod to the bullwhip.
A couple of shots whipped by over my head, making noises like someone snapping a bullwhip.Highways in Hiding|George Oliver Smith
/ (ˈbʊlˌwɪp) /
a long tapering heavy whip, esp one of plaited rawhide
verb -whips, -whipping or -whipped
(tr) to whip with a bullwhip
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