whippy

whippy

[hwip-ee, wip-ee]
adjective, whippier, whippiest.
1.
of, pertaining to, or resembling a whip.
2.
bending and snapping back in the manner of a whip: a whippy tree branch.

Origin:
1865–70; whip + -y1

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