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See definition of whippy on Dictionary.com
  • as inflexible
  • as insuggestible

synonyms for whippy

  • malleable
  • soft
  • flexile
  • adjustable
  • bending
  • ductile
  • elastic
  • extensible
  • extensile
  • formable
  • formative
  • impressionable
  • like putty
  • limber
  • lithe
  • moldable
  • plastic
  • pliant
  • spongy
  • springy
  • stretch
  • stretchable
  • stretchy
  • supple
  • tensile
  • tractable
  • tractile
  • willowy
  • yielding

antonyms for whippy

MOST RELEVANT
  • firm
  • rigid
  • brittle
  • inflexible
  • obstinate
  • ornery
  • resistant
  • stern
  • stiff
  • stubborn
  • unaccommodating
  • unadaptable
  • unbendable
  • unpliable
  • unresponsive
  • unyielding
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    How to use whippy in a sentence

    But presently only the whippy tail stirred in recognition of their voices.
    QUICK ACTIONROBERT W. CHAMBERS
    He spent the morning trying to concoct simple springs out of bark strips and whippy branches.
    THE SYNDICC.M. KORNBLUTH
    He was pure white, with a fawn-coloured saddle just behind his neck, and a fawn diamond at the root of his thin whippy tail.
    ACTIONS AND REACTIONSRUDYARD KIPLING
    A good elastic rod is wanted for fly casting, but a too willowy or whippy action had best be avoided.
    THE BOY MECHANIC, BOOK 2VARIOUS
    It will, therefore, be seen that it is very inadvisable to have a long head when one is using a whippy shaft.
    THE SOUL OF GOLFPERCY ADOLPHUS VAILE
    Lorra-gorry, massa, don't like you whippy: Don't sell Gubbe'nor down a Mississippi!
    SHEPPARD LEE, VOL. II (OF 2)ROBERT MONTGOMERY BIRD
    SYNONYM OF THE DAY
    OCTOBER 26, 1985
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    capacitor

    WORDS RELATED TO WHIPPY

    • adjustable
    • bending
    • ductile
    • elastic
    • extensible
    • extensile
    • flexile
    • formable
    • formative
    • impressionable
    • like putty
    • limber
    • lithe
    • malleable
    • moldable
    • plastic
    • pliant
    • soft
    • spongy
    • springy
    • stretch
    • stretchable
    • stretchy
    • supple
    • tensile
    • tractable
    • tractile
    • whippy
    • willowy
    • yielding
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