Translation for 'whip' from English to Spanish
NOUN   a whip | whips
VERB   to whip | whipped | whipped
whipping | whips
SYNO lash | party whip | to blister | ...
azotar a-algn/algoto whip sb./sth.
fustigar a-algn/algoto whip sb./sth.
látigo {m} [azote largo]whip [lash]
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Usage Examples English
  • She was co-minority whip in 2016 and then became the co-majority whip in 2017 and the chief majority whip in 2019.
  • The whip cracker spins the whip anti-clockwise (if right-handed) over his or her head.
  • In 1974, he entered politics as an Opposition Whip and was then a Lord-in-waiting (senior Government whip) from 1979 to 1997.
  • Goodhew was elected National Party junior whip in 2009, after Internal Affairs minister Richard Worth resigned and was replaced by senior whip Nathan Guy (who was in turn replaced by junior whip Chris Tremain).
  • A whip also schedules the MPs that will speak for each item of Parliamentary business.

  • Tobias Ellwood, the chair of the parliamentary Defence Select Committee, was suspended from the Conservative whip on 19 July after being absent from the vote.
  • "Wicker whip": Czech "karabáč", Slovak "korbáč" (the standard name for "whip" is "bič" and "korbáč", itself originating from Turkish "kırbaç", usually means only 1 particular type of it—the "wicker whip") – Hungarian "korbács".
  • "Platyceps najadum", also known commonly as Dahl's whip snake, the slender whip snake, and the Zagros whip snake, is a species of snake in the family Colubridae.
  • In the House of Lords, he served as a Liberal Party whip from 1948 and then Liberal Chief Whip from 1949 to 1950.
  • "Damon" is a genus of whip spiders, also known as tailless whip scorpions (Amblypygi) of the family Phrynichidae.

  • Signal whips (or signalwhips) are a type of single-tailed whip, originally designed to control dog teams.
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