Meaning of “whittle” in the English Dictionary

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(Definition of “whittle” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"whittle" in American English

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whittleverb [ I/T ]

us /ˈhwɪt̬·əl, ˈwɪt̬-/

to slice thin pieces from a piece of wood, or to form something from wood by slicing pieces off it:

[ I ] He likes to whittle.

(Definition of “whittle” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)