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Meaning of “whisk” in the English Dictionary

"whisk" in British English

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whiskverb

uk   us   /wɪsk/
  • whisk verb (REMOVE)

[T usually + adv/prep] to take something or someone ​somewhereelsesuddenly and ​quickly: Our ​coffees were whisked away before we'd ​evenfinished them. We only had ​half an ​hour to ​see her before she was whisked off to some ​exoticlocation. His ​husband whisked her off to Egypt for her ​birthday.

whisknoun [C]

uk   us   /wɪsk/
(Definition of whisk from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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whiskverb

 us   /hwɪsk, wɪsk/
  • whisk verb (REMOVE)

[T always + adv/prep] to take away or ​remove something or someone ​quickly: A ​limo whisked us off to ​dinner. The ​horse whisked ​flies from ​its back with ​itstail.
  • whisk verb (BEAT FOOD)

[T] to ​beateggs, ​cream, or other ​liquid with a ​utensil that ​addsair to the ​food, making it ​light: Whisk the ​vanilla into the ​batter.

whisknoun [C]

 us   /hwɪsk, wɪsk/
  • whisk noun [C] (BEATING FOOD)

a ​wirekitchenutensil that you use for ​beating a ​mixture
(Definition of whisk from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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