English dictionary

Info: This web site is based on WordNet 3.0 from Princeton University.

English noun: whiplash

1. whiplash (state) an injury to the neck (the cervical vertebrae) resulting from rapid acceleration or deceleration (as in an automobile accident)

Synonymswhiplash injury

Broader (hypernym)harm, hurt, injury, trauma

2. whiplash (act) a quick blow delivered with a whip or whiplike object

SamplesThe whip raised a red welt.

Synonymslash, whip

Broader (hypernym)blow

Based on WordNet 3.0 copyright © Princeton University.
Web design: Orcapia v/Per Bang. English edition: .
2018 onlineordbog.dk