Synonyms and Antonyms for whipping-boy

1. whipping boy (n.)

someone who is punished for the errors of others

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2. barrow-boy (n.)

a hawker of fruit and vegetables from a barrow

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3. whipping (adj.)

smart and fashionable

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4. whipping (n.)

beating with a whip or strap or rope as a form of punishment

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6. whipping (n.)

a sewing stitch passing over an edge diagonally

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7. whipping (n.)

the act of overcoming or outdoing

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9. boy (n.)

a friendly informal reference to a grown man

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