View definitions for whip hand

whip hand

Discover More

Example Sentences

Rooted in downtown Pittsburgh, he resisted the era of deregulated finance that gave Wall Street the whip hand over the economy.

As commander-in-chief, Bonaparte, for the time being, held the whip hand and could show his dislike by severe reprimands.

And now, sir, as fate has given me the whip hand of you, have you any reason to urge why I should stay in this house any longer?

Uncle Caleb has sized Zack up to a dot, and he's trying to get the whip-hand over him by sheer kindness.

It was very rarely indeed, that on her own ground, so to speak, the vicar ventured to take the whip-hand of her like this.

He knew that the situation was ridiculous, but he saw no way of getting the whip-hand.


On this page you'll find 418 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to whip hand, such as: dominance, predominance, advantage, ascendency, authority, and command.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.