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Definition of whup verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

whup

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//wʌp//
 
; NAmE NAmE//wʌp//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they whup
BrE BrE//wʌp//
 
; NAmE NAmE//wʌp//
 
he / she / it whups
BrE BrE//wʌps//
 
; NAmE NAmE//wʌps//
 
past simple whupped
BrE BrE//wʌpt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//wʌpt//
 
past participle whupped
BrE BrE//wʌpt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//wʌpt//
 
-ing form whupping
BrE BrE//ˈwʌpɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈwʌpɪŋ//
 
 
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whup somebody/something (informal, especially US English) to defeat somebody easily in a game, a fight, an election, etc. Word Origin late 19th cent.: variant of whip.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: whup