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Whip, one of Tampa's favorite slang terms!

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(noun) Car

Used when talking about your ride. 


Don: What’s up dude?  Wanna come hang out?  I got my ma’s whip.

Shane: Cool bro, yeah, let’s go cruisin’.

Don: Let’s look for hot chicks.

Shane: Dang man, yeah!


It is used by gang members and other young people who are trying to sound cool. It is likely to have come from the fact that in days gone by, a whip was used to maneuver a horse and cart.  It was an old saying that has come back around into use again.


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