Definition of "bull-whip" []

  • To whip with a bullwhip. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "bull-whip" in a sentence
  • ""We're coming to the end of the bull-whip effect," said Eli Lustgarten, an industrial machinery and equipment analyst at brokerage firm Longbow Research."
  • "Companies that sell primarily to other businesses have staged a strong comeback this year thanks to inventory replenishments that create a bull-whip effect: Manufacturers, distributors and retailers all draw down their inventories during recessions as orders slow, but when customer demand picks up, they increase their orders to restock, creating a snap-back effect that's often larger than customer demand."
  • "Roellie, still outside practicing with the hotel's bull-whip, can be heard occasionally shouting and less often cracking the whip."