whippy

[ hwip-ee, wip-ee ]
/ ˈʰwɪp i, ˈwɪp i /

adjective, whip·pi·er, whip·pi·est.

of, relating to, or resembling a whip.
bending and snapping back in the manner of a whip: a whippy tree branch.

Origin of whippy

First recorded in 1865–70; whip + -y1
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