adverb Chiefly Western U.S.
- larrey's amputation,
- larry car,
- larsen ice shelf
Origin of larruping
verb (used with object), lar·ruped, lar·rup·ing.
Origin of larrup
Examples from the Web for larruping
They was a-making tracks along hereaway, sartain, sure; larruping them hosses to a keen jump, lickity-split.The Master of Appleby|Francis Lynde
I gave him a glass of my choicest rum, when all he deserved was a larruping.The Maid of Sker|Richard Doddridge Blackmore
Blame my buttons, if I don't always hate to pronounce that larruping long name Blennerhassett!A Dream of Empire|William Henry Venable
His wits have never come right, and a deal, a deal of larruping it will take to make 'em grow.A Book of Ghosts|Sabine Baring-Gould
Word Origin for larrup
"to beat, thrash," 1823, of unknown origin, possibly related to Dutch larpen "to thrash." First mentioned as a Suffolk dialect word.