Definition of Whisk

1. Noun. A mixer incorporating a coil of wires; used for whipping eggs or cream.

Generic synonyms: Mixer



2. Verb. Move somewhere quickly. "The President was whisked away in his limo"
Generic synonyms: Bring, Convey, Take

3. Noun. A small short-handled broom used to brush clothes.
Exact synonyms: Whisk Broom
Generic synonyms: Broom

4. Verb. Move quickly and nimbly. "He whisked into the house"
Generic synonyms: Go, Locomote, Move, Travel

5. Verb. Brush or wipe off lightly.
Exact synonyms: Whisk Off
Generic synonyms: Pass Over, Wipe

6. Verb. Whip with or as if with a wire whisk. "Whisk the eggs"
Exact synonyms: Whip
Category relationships: Cookery, Cooking, Preparation
Generic synonyms: Beat, Scramble
Also: Whip Up

Definition of Whisk

1. n. A game at cards; whist.

2. n. The act of whisking; a rapid, sweeping motion, as of something light; a sudden motion or quick puff.

3. v. t. 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.

4. v. i. To move nimbly at with velocity; to make a sudden agile movement.

5. n. A game at cards; whist.

6. n. The act of whisking; a rapid, sweeping motion, as of something light; a sudden motion or quick puff.

7. v. t. 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.

8. v. i. To move nimbly at with velocity; to make a sudden agile movement.

Definition of Whisk

1. Noun. A quick, light sweeping motion. ¹

2. Noun. A kitchen utensil, made from stiff wire loops fixed to a handle, used for whipping (or a mechanical device with the same function). ¹

3. Noun. A bunch of twigs or hair etc, used as a brush. ¹

4. Noun. A small handheld broom with a small (or no) handle. ¹

5. Verb. (transitive) To move something with quick light sweeping motions. ¹

6. Verb. (transitive) In cooking, to whip e.g. eggs or cream. ¹

7. Verb. (transitive) To move something rapidly and with no warning. ¹

8. Verb. (intransitive) To move lightly and nimbly. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Whisk

1. to move briskly [v -ED, -ING, -S]

Medical Definition of Whisk

1. 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. Origin: Probably for wisk, and of Scand. Origin; cf. Icel. Visk a wisp; akin to Dan. Visk, Sw. Viska, D. Wisch, OHG. Wisc, G. Wisch. See Wisp. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Whisk

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whirry
whirrying
whirs
whirtle
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whishted
whishting
whishtly
whishts
whisk (current term)
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whisk broom
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whisk fern
whisk ferns
whisk off
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