If you look at the source you will see that they are just quoting Julie Birchill, I think she deserves some credit for saying it. Polarpanda 23:07, 8 February 2010 (UTC)
- You're right. -- WikiPedant 06:02, 9 February 2010 (UTC)
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I was depressed to find 'pussy whipped' as a word in wiktionary. It is so obviously two words! and no; making it pussywhipped doesn't count. you may as well list swivelchair and librarybook
"Pussywhipped" and "pussy-whipped" seem to be almost equally common on Google books. "Pussy whipped" is less common, perhaps 10-20% of the total of all the forms. Many compound words have fairly obvious meanings, just as adverbs ending in -ly have a fairly obvious meaning if you know the meaning of the root adjective. DCDuring TALK 20:12, 30 October 2009 (UTC)
quote as adjective
- Always an interesting question, the point at which a past participle graduates into a full-fledged adjective. I've left both POS's. But, you're right, this quotation, with "pussywhipped" followed by "by", should be treated a verb form. -- Ghost of WikiPedant 20:23, 11 November 2010 (UTC)