whup

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whup (third-person singular simple present whups, present participle whupping, simple past and past participle whupped)

  1. (Southern US or African American Vernacular, dialectal) Alternative form of whoop (to whip, thrash, or defeat).
    • 1986, August Wilson, Fences,
      I used to whup you four games out of five.
      What you gonna do ... give me a whupping? You can't whup me no more. You're too old.