Definition of whipcord in English:

whipcord

noun

mass noun
  • 1Thin, tough, tightly twisted cord used for making the flexible end part of whips.

    • ‘The cat-o-nine-tails (thick leather whip) with its knitted thongs of whipcord was pickled in brine to stiffen it when there was an imminent flogging.’
    • ‘The whipcord only reached eight to ten feet from the handle, at least it seemed it would.’
  • 2A closely woven ribbed worsted fabric, used for making garments such as jodhpurs.

Pronunciation

whipcord

/ˈwɪpkɔːd/