verb (used with object)
Examples from the Web for whiplash
Teller will reteam with his Whiplash director Chazelle on La La Land, which starts shooting in the spring.
Whiplash was shot in just 19 days and then edited in 10 weeks to make Sundance.
We have Damien Chazelle at the beginning of his career with Whiplash.Sony Pictures Classics’ Michael Barker and Tom Bernard on Woody Allen and the State of Indie Film|Richard Porton|May 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Much of the action in Whiplash requires serious suspension of disbelief.‘Whiplash’ Is Sundance’s Hottest Film, A Music-Themed Drama Starring Miles Teller and J.K. Simmons|Marlow Stern|January 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Actually, probably with the silent-film baddies on whom Whiplash was based; by the way, what a great name, Snidely Whiplash!
The heavy plaits of the whiplash curled round the legs of the trader, and he writhed.A King's Comrade|Charles Whistler
No curses greeted them; no whiplash cut into them; no strong arm jerked them over the harness.The Trail of '98|Robert W. Service
As her beautiful head fell upon her chest I saw the clear red weal of a whiplash across her neck.The Hound of the Baskervilles|A. Conan Doyle
A whiplash like a long clean briar tear lay across his shoulders, and as he looked, he almost felt again the searing cut.Mr. Wicker's Window|Carley Dawson
It was no larger than a whiplash; apparently it was a spare lace which Drazk carried, and which had worked loose in the struggle.Dennison Grant|Robert Stead
British Dictionary definitions for whiplash
Word Origin and History for whiplash
1570s, "the lash of a whip," from whip (n.) + lash (n.). The injury caused by sudden head motion so called by 1955, in reference to the notion of moving to and fro like a cracking whip. The verb in this sense is recorded by 1971.