n.1.A game at cards; whist.
1.The act of whisking; a rapid, sweeping motion, as of something light; a sudden motion or quick puff.
This first sad whisk
Takes off thy dukedom; thou art but an earl.
- J. Fletcher.
2.A small bunch of grass, straw, twigs, hair, or the like, used for a brush; hence, a brush or small besom, as of broom corn.
3.A small culinary instrument made of wire, or the like, for whisking or beating eggs, cream, etc.
4.A kind of cape, forming part of a woman's dress.
My wife in her new lace whisk.
- Pepys.
5.An impertinent fellow.
6.A plane used by coopers for evening chines.
v. t.1.
[imp. & p. p. Whisked ; p. pr. & vb. n. Whisking.]
1.To sweep, brush, or agitate, with a light, rapid motion; as, to whisk dust from a table; to whisk the white of eggs into a froth.
2.To move with a quick, sweeping motion.
He that walks in gray, whisking his riding rod.
- J. Fletcher.
v. i.1.To move nimbly at with velocity; to make a sudden agile movement.
Noun1.whisk - a mixer incorporating a coil of wires; used for whipping eggs or cream
2.whisk - a small short-handled broom used to brush clothes
Synonyms: whisk broom
Verb1.whisk - move somewhere quickly; "The President was whisked away in his limo"
2.whisk - move quickly and nimbly; "He whisked into the house"
3.whisk - brush or wipe off lightly
Synonyms: whisk off
4.whisk - whip with or as if with a wire whisk; "whisk the eggs"
Synonyms: whip
aerate, agitate, agitator, ball the jack, barrel, beak, bear, beat, beat up, beater, boom, bowl along, breeze, breeze along, broom, brush, brush off, bullet, bunt, carry, chuck, churn, churn up, clip, conduct, convey, convulse, cream, cut along, dab, disarrange, discompose, disquiet, disturb, eggbeater, excite, ferment, fillip, fleet, flick, flip, flirt, flit, flurry, fly, fly low, foam, foot, freight, fret, froth, go fast, graze, highball, jiggler, lather, lift, lug, make knots, manhandle, mantle, nip, outstrip the wind, pack, paddle, pat, peck, perturb, perturbate, pick, pour it on, rap, rile, rip, ripple, roil, roughen, ruffle, rumple, scorch, scum, shake, shake up, shaker, sizzle, skim, snap, speed, spume, stir, stir up, storm along, sud, suds, sweep, sweep out, sweep up, swirl, take, tap, tear, tear along, thunder along, tickle, tip, tote, touch, transport, trouble, upset, vacuum, vacuum-clean, vibrator, waft, whip, whip up, whish, whiz, wing, work up, zing, zip, zoom
Translate Whisk to Spanish, Translate Whisk to German, Translate Whisk to French
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whirling dervish
Whirling table
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whiskey jug
whiskey neat
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