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, dialect) 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.