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Definition 1: a small short-handled broom used to brush clothes - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for whisk in the sense of this definition

(whisk is a kind of ...) a cleaning implement for sweeping; bundle of straws or twigs attached to a long handle

Definition 2: a mixer incorporating a coil of wires; used for whipping eggs or cream - [noun denoting artifact]

(whisk is a kind of ...) a kitchen utensil that is used for mixing foods

Definition 3: whip with or as if with a wire whisk - [verb of contact]

Samples where whisk or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • whisk the eggs

Synonyms for whisk in the sense of this definition

(whisk is a kind of ...) stir vigorously

"beat the egg whites" "beat the cream"

(whisk belongs to category ...) the act of preparing something (as food) by the application of heat

"cooking can be a great art" "people are needed who have experience in cookery" "he left the preparation of meals to his wife"

Definition 4: brush or wipe off lightly - [verb of contact]

Synonyms for whisk in the sense of this definition

(whisk is a kind of ...) rub with a circular motion

"wipe the blackboard" "He passed his hands over the soft cloth"

Definition 5: move somewhere quickly - [verb of motion]

Samples where whisk or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The President was whisked away in his limo

(whisk is a kind of ...) take something or somebody with oneself somewhere

"Bring me the box from the other room" "Take these letters to the boss" "This brings me to the main point"

Definition 6: move quickly and nimbly - [verb of motion]

Samples where whisk or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • He whisked into the house

(whisk is a kind of ...) change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically

"How fast does your new car go?" "We travelled from Rome to Naples by bus" "The policemen went from door to door looking for the suspect" "The soldiers moved towards the city in an attempt to take it before night fell" "news travelled fast"

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