Pronunciation: (hwip'ing, wip'-), [key]
1. a beating or flogging, esp. one administered with a whip or the like in punishment.
2. a defeat, as in sports.
3. an arrangement of cord, twine, or the like, whipped or wound about a thing, as to bind parts together or prevent unraveling, as at the end of a rope.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.