French translation of 'whipping'
- (= beating)
raclée fto give sb a whipping
donner une raclée à qn
Example Sentences Including 'whipping'
Heike thrashed about on the bed, her head whipping from side to side.INSTRUMENTS OF DARKNESS (2002)
Heather started kicking back at each pace, whipping my legs.The Tartan Ringers
Another flew off toward the wall at my left, trailing more fragments of dark air, whipping like the tail of a kite.GALILEE (2001)
Trends of 'whipping'
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- (for riding)
- (= politician)
chef m de file (assurant la discipline dans son groupe parlementaire)
- (= hit with whip) [person, horse]
- (= beat) [cream, egg whites]
- (= snatch)
to whip sth out
sortir qchto whip sth off
se débarrasser de qch
to whip sb into a frenzy
⇒ He could whip a crowd into a frenzy.
Il savait déchaîner les foules.
Example Sentences Including 'whip'
They were also on the whip handle which the police took away.INSTRUMENTS OF DARKNESS (2002)
In its right hand was a blade like a stabbing tongue of fire; in its left it held a whip of many thongs.THE LORD OF THE RINGS (2004)
He wanted to jump into a cold mountain stream, whip his body into cleanliness.Dreams of Innocence
Translation of whipping from the Collins English to French Dictionary