1. to make someone suffer, i.e. to beat fig.
2. to attack, to beat up; also attrib.; thus whupping n.
3. to defeat, e.g. in a competition.
4. to punch.
[1970s+] (US black) the police, a police officer.
see whipass n.
see whip someone’s ass under whip v.1
[1970s+] (US black) to succeed in life.