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Definition of whiplash injury noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

whiplash injury

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈwɪplæʃ ɪndʒəri//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈwɪplæʃ ɪndʒəri//
 
[countable, uncountable] (also whiplash) Injuries, Motoring problems and accidents
 
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a neck injury caused when your head moves forward and back suddenly, especially in a car accident He suffered whiplash injuries in the crash. See related entries: Injuries, Motoring problems and accidents