Definition of whipping noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

whipping

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈwɪpɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈwɪpɪŋ//
 
[usually singular]
 
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an act of hitting somebody with a whip, as a punishment He threatened the boy with a whipping.
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