whisk


whisk
I UK [wɪsk] / US / US [hwɪsk] noun [countable]
Word forms "whisk":
singular whisk plural whisks
a kitchen tool that consists of several long closed curves of wire joined to a handle that you quickly move through a soft food to put air into it

II UK [wɪsk] / US / US [hwɪsk] verb
Word forms "whisk":
present tense I/you/we/they whisk he/she/it whisks present participle whisking past tense whisked past participle whisked
1) [transitive] to mix something very quickly using a whisk

Whisk in the butter, then the flour.

Whisk the olive oil and lemon juice together.

2) [transitive] to move someone or something very quickly
whisk someone/something off/away/through etc:

In obvious pain, he was whisked off to the hospital.

The police whisked her away in a van.

a) [transitive] to move something with a quick movement

She whisked the dirty plates off the table.

b) [intransitive] to move quickly

The President whisked through South America last month.


English dictionary. 2014.

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