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Spanking vs. Whipping

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Spankingadjective

Fast and energetic.

‘a spanking pace’;

Whippingnoun

(countable) The punishment of being whipped.

Spankingadjective

Brisk and fresh.

‘a spanking breeze’;

Whippingnoun

(countable) A heavy defeat; a thrashing.

Spankingadverb

An intensifier.

‘brand spanking new’; ‘a spanking good time’; ‘spanking clean’; ‘spanking white’;

Whippingnoun

(uncountable) A cooking technique in which air is incorporated into cream etc.

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Spankingnoun

A form of physical punishment in which a beating is applied to the buttocks.

‘Domestic spanking is often endured over the knee (or lap), formal spanking rather applied over a contraption such as a tresle or A-frame, with or without constraints’;

Whippingnoun

(countable) A cord or thread used to lash or bind something.

Spankingnoun

An incident of such punishment, or such physical act in a non-punitive context, such as a birthday spanking.

Whippingnoun

The lashing of the end of a rope. (FM 55-501).

Spankingadjective

Moving with a quick, lively pace, or capable of so doing; dashing.

‘Four spanking grays ready harnessed.’;

Whippingnoun

(bookbinding) The sewing of the edges of single leaves in sections by overcasting the thread.

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Spankingadjective

Large; considerable.

Whippingadjective

a & n. from Whip, v.

Spankingadjective

Very; extremely; - used especially in the phrase spanking new or brand spanking new, meaning completely new and unused.

Whippingnoun

beating with a whip or strap or rope as a form of punishment

Spankingnoun

the act of slapping on the buttocks;

‘he gave the brat a good spanking’;

Whippingnoun

a sound defeat

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Spankingadjective

quick and energetic;

‘a brisk walk in the park’; ‘a lively gait’; ‘a merry chase’; ‘traveling at a rattling rate’; ‘a snappy pace’; ‘a spanking breeze’;

Whippingnoun

a stitch passing over an edge diagonally

Spanking

Spanking is a common form of corporal punishment involving the act of striking, with either the palm of the hand or an implement, the buttocks of a person to cause them physical pain. Although the term spanking broadly encompasses the use of either the hand or implement, the use of implements can also refer to the administration of more specific types of corporal punishment such as caning, paddling and slippering.

Whippingnoun

the act of overcoming or outdoing

Whippingadjective

smart and fashionable;

‘snappy conversation’; ‘some sharp and whipping lines’;

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