Definition of Buggy whip

1. Noun. A horsewhip once used by a driver of a buggy. "Since buggies have been replaced by cars the buggy whip has become a symbol for anything that is hopelessly outmoded"

Generic synonyms: Horsewhip



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Buggy Whip

buggering up
buggers
buggers off
buggier
buggies
buggiest
buggin
bugginess
bugginesses
bugging
bugging out
buggings
buggins
buggy
buggy whip (current term)
bughouse
bughouse chess
bughouses
bugle
bugle call
bugled
bugler
buglers
bugles
bugless
buglet
buglets
bugleweed
bugleweeds

Literary usage of Buggy whip

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Watch Yourself Go by by Alfred Griffith Field (1912)
"But the big buggy whip, with the silver bands, dangled above his head and the more she entreated the louder his yells and the further he forced himself ..."

2. Helping Your Child Get Ready for School: With Activities for Children from by Nancy Paulu (1992)
"First of all, we are not a "buggy-whip" industry. In true "buggy-whip" analogies, there is always an alternative that adequately replaces the purpose of the ..."

3. Journal by Indiana General Assembly. Senate, Indiana, General Assembly, United States Congress Senate (1893)
"The whipping of the convict with the cat o'-nine-tails, the buggy whip or the ... The heavy strokes of the sharp buggy whip and the thongs of the. cat and ..."

4. State of the Petroleum Industry: Congressional Hearing edited by Frank H. Murkowski (2000)
"First of all, we are not a "buggy-whip" industry. In true "buggy-whip" analogies, there is always an alternative that adequately replaces the purpose of the ..."

5. The Works of William Makepeace Thackeray by William Makepeace Thackeray, Sir Leslie Stephen (1899)
"Law ! your poor dear grandfather was in such a rage with me onee, when he found one, that he took down his great buggy whip to me, a grown girl ! ..."

6. The Sportsman's Primer by Norman Henry Crowell (1907)
"His further paraphernalia consists of a dark lantern and a section of buggy whip. Armed with these, he descends upon the haunts of his slippery game and ..."

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