how to pronounce whiplash


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The above transcription of whiplash is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association. You can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

whiplash is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of whiplash in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… this week you could get whiplash trying …”

meanings of whiplash


  1. An injury to the upper spine connected to a violent jerk of the head in either a backward or forward or side to side direction, resembling the motion of a whip.
  2. The lash of a whip.


  1. To lash as if with a whip.
  2. To jerk back and forth; to buffet.

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