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Definition of "whup" []

  • Chiefly Southern U.S. Variant of whip. (verb)
  • To defeat totally; overwhelm (verb)

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Use "whup" in a sentence
  • "The whup was his, and his swoord never did fairer wark! 'she said."
  • "It says he has no more power than Congress does and isn't allowed to "whup" them."
  • "Everyone now knows that Bush came into office with a vendetta itch to "whup" Saddam Hussein and looking for any excuse to do it."