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1. whiplash

noun. ['ˈwɪˌplæʃ, ˈhwɪˌplæʃ'] an injury to the neck (the cervical vertebrae) resulting from rapid acceleration or deceleration (as in an automobile accident).

Synonyms

  • trauma
  • whiplash injury
  • injury
  • hurt

Antonyms

  • uninjured
  • undamaged
  • inflexibility
  • succeed

Etymology

  • lash (English)
  • lasche (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • whip (English)

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Rhymes with Whiplash

  • backlash
  • backslash
  • eyelash
  • whiplash

Sentences with whiplash


1. Noun, singular or mass
For example, in a car accident you might suffer personal injuries like a broken leg or whiplash.

2. Adjective
As USA Today explains, climate change can trigger "precipitation whiplash events."

2. whiplash

noun. ['ˈwɪˌplæʃ, ˈhwɪˌplæʃ'] a quick blow delivered with a whip or whiplike object.

Synonyms

  • blow
  • lash

Antonyms

  • service
  • pleasure
  • be full

Etymology

  • lash (English)
  • lasche (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • whip (English)
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