Now they were whipped up into a frenzy by Blackberry messenger texts plotting new acts of violence.
I whipped up the horses, thinking of the Salinas and its treacherous waters.
Roosevelt whipped up his gun once more, covering the spokesman.
Nell whipped up in an instant and whisked her invalid out of the way.
Then we covered him with flowers, whipped up the horses and came back to the world.
So the Wagoner whipped up his horse and went away sad and sorry.
The coachman did not hesitate a moment; he whipped up the horses, and they were off.
"My poor chap," Cleek said feelingly, as he administered a stimulant by which the keeper's flagging energies were whipped up.
He whistled, whipped up his horse, and changed the conversation.
But the driver had whipped up the horses again and the carriage was taking him away––out of danger to her.
mid-13c., wippen "flap violently," from Proto-Germanic *wipp- (cf. Danish vippe "to raise with a swipe," Middle Dutch, Dutch wippen "to swing," Old High German wipf "swing, impetus"), from PIE *wib- "move quickly." The cookery sense is from 1670s. Related: Whipped; whipping. Whipping boy first recorded 1640s; whipping block is from c.1877. Whip-saw is attested from 1530s; whip snake first recorded 1774.
early 14c., from whip (v.). In parliamentary use from 1850 (the verb in this sense is recorded from 1742), from the sense in fox-hunting. The parliamentary whip's duty originally was to ensure the attendance of party members on important occasions.
In the United States Congress or state legislatures, an assistant to the majority leader or minority leader responsible for stirring up party support on issues, keeping track of party members' votes, and acting as a general liaison between the majority leader or minority leader and other party members.
To pay; expend; fork over: But if you're waiting for the Yankees' principal owner to whip out some new Ben Franklin $100 bills, don't hold your breath (1980s+)
Nervousness; jim-jams, the JITTERS: gives Pavarotti the whim-whams before every performance/ Kittenish dames give us the wim-wams (1940s+)