HyperDic: whipsaw

English > 3 senses of the word whipsaw:
NOUNartifactwhipsaw, two-handed saw, two-man saw, lumberman's sawa saw with handles at both ends
VERBsocialwhipsawvictimize, especially in gambling or negotiations
contactwhipsawsaw with a whipsaw
whipsaw > pronunciation
Soundshhwih'psao.; wih'psao.
Rhymesbacksaw ... Wausau: 13 rhymes with sao...
English > whipsaw: 3 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA saw with handles at both ends; intended for use by two people.
Synonymstwo-handed saw, two-man saw, lumberman's saw
NarrowerpitsawA large two-handed saw formerly used to cut logs into planks
Broadersawhand tool having a toothed blade for cutting
Spanishsierra cabrilla
Verbswhipsawsaw with a whipsaw
English > whipsaw: 3 senses > verb 1, social
Meaningvictimize, especially in gambling or negotiations.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Broadercheat, rip off, chiseldeprive somebody of something by deceit
Spanishhacer trampa
English > whipsaw: 3 senses > verb 2, contact
MeaningSaw with a whipsaw.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Broadersawcut with a saw
Nounswhipsawa saw with handles at both ends

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