What does ‘whip’ mean?

The word ‘whip’ can mean many different things. As a verb, the meaning is to beat or move fast.​

For example:

  • The jockey whipped the horse to make it run faster. (beat)
  • The dog was whipping around the field after the hare. (move fast)

Whip is a regular verb. The past tense and past participle is whipped.

phrasal verbs with whip

Phrasal verbs with ‘whip’ include:

  • Whip into (stimulate)
  • Whip off (quickly remove)
  • Whip out (present quickly)
  • Whip round (do something quickly)
  • Whip through (do something quickly)
  • Whip up (make something quickly)​
phrasal verbs with whip

Let’s learn the meaning of the phrasal verbs that contain the verb ‘whip’ in more detail and see some examples in use.

phrasal verbs with whip - whip into
phrasal verbs with whip - whip off
phrasal verbs with whip - whip out
phrasal verbs with whip - whip round
phrasal verbs with whip - whip through
phrasal verbs with whip - whip up

You can download a table of phrasal verbs with whip below.