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synonyms for whup

  • chastise
  • clobber
  • flog
  • smack
  • thrash
  • belt
  • blip
  • box
  • buffet
  • cane
  • clout
  • cuff
  • flax
  • hide
  • larrup
  • lash
  • lather
  • leather
  • lick
  • paddle
  • punch
  • punish
  • sock
  • tan
  • trim
  • wallop
  • welt
  • whip
  • put over one's knee
  • tan one's hide

antonyms for whup

MOST RELEVANT
  • lose
  • praise
  • surrender
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How to use whup in a sentence

I'm ergwine to fling de whup und pull de ribbuns myself, und ole Semo de secesh jess got to git outen de grate house.
THE BROKEN SWORDDENNISON WORTHINGTON
By some the vowel of whup is sounded like oo in book (Mr. Fox writes “whoop,” which, I presume, he intends for that sound).
OUR SOUTHERN HIGHLANDERSHORACE KEPHART
Better fur you ef somebody made you feel de quickenin' buggy-whup.
SUNDRY ACCOUNTSIRVIN S. COBB
But dey won't say it ter me ag'in, not whiles I got dis whup in my han'!
SOLOMON CROW'S CHRISTMAS POCKETS AND OTHER TALESRUTH MCENERY STUART
He told de marster when he come home, marster said, 'Did you 'low dem women to whup you?'
SLAVE NARRATIVES: A FOLK HISTORY OF SLAVERY IN THE UNITED STATES FROM INTERVIEWS WITH FORMER SLAVES, NORTH CAROLINA NARRATIVES, PART 2WORK PROJECTS ADMINISTRATION
Marster tole him he would not whup him, but he would sell him.
SLAVE NARRATIVES: A FOLK HISTORY OF SLAVERY IN THE UNITED STATES FROM INTERVIEWS WITH FORMER SLAVES, NORTH CAROLINA NARRATIVES, PART 2WORK PROJECTS ADMINISTRATION
De oberseer, Zack Terrell, sees me an' when I gits back ter de house he grabs me ter whup me.
SLAVE NARRATIVES: A FOLK HISTORY OF SLAVERY IN THE UNITED STATES FROM INTERVIEWS WITH FORMER SLAVES, NORTH CAROLINA NARRATIVES, PART 2WORK PROJECTS ADMINISTRATION
I think I seed enough Yankees come through dere to whup anything on God's earth.
SLAVE NARRATIVES: A FOLK HISTORY OF SLAVERY IN THE UNITED STATES FROM INTERVIEWS WITH FORMER SLAVES, NORTH CAROLINA NARRATIVES, PART 2WORK PROJECTS ADMINISTRATION
If dey caught you out at night without a pass dey would whup you.
SLAVE NARRATIVES: A FOLK HISTORY OF SLAVERY IN THE UNITED STATES FROM INTERVIEWS WITH FORMER SLAVES, NORTH CAROLINA NARRATIVES, PART 2WORK PROJECTS ADMINISTRATION
I saw an overseer whup a man once but he certainly didn't hurt him much.
SLAVE NARRATIVES: A FOLK HISTORY OF SLAVERY IN THE UNITED STATES FROM INTERVIEWS WITH FORMER SLAVES, NORTH CAROLINA NARRATIVES, PART 2WORK PROJECTS ADMINISTRATION
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO WHUP

  • belt
  • blip
  • box
  • buffet
  • cane
  • chastise
  • clobber
  • clout
  • cuff
  • flax
  • flog
  • hide
  • larrup
  • lash
  • lather
  • leather
  • lick
  • paddle
  • punch
  • punish
  • put over one's knee
  • smack
  • sock
  • tan
  • tan one's hide
  • thrash
  • trim
  • wallop
  • welt
  • whip
  • whup
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.