whup

[hwuhp, wuhp]
verb (used with object), whupped, whup·ping. South Midland and Southern U.S.
  1. to whip; beat or defeat decisively: The top seed whupped his opponent in three straight sets.

Origin of whup

1890–95; orig. Scots form of whip
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whup

verb whups, whupping or whupped
  1. (tr) mainly US informal to defeat totally; overwhelm

Word Origin for whup

C19: variant of whip
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