Meaning: to create strong feelings in other peopleSynonym: stir up, arouse
- whip up sth She criticized the media for whipping up prejudice against drug users.
- whip up sth The opponents of gay marriage tried to whip up fear and hysteria about the proposed new laws.
whip up: excitement, enthusiasm, anger, fear, prejudice, hysteria
The makers of the movie started an online campaign designed to whip up