whisk: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (hwisk, wisk), [key]
- to move with a rapid, sweeping stroke: She whisked everything off the table with her arm.
- to sweep (dust, crumbs, etc., or a surface) with a whisk broom, brush, or the like.
- to draw, snatch, carry, etc., lightly and rapidly: He whisked the money into his pocket.
- to whip (eggs, cream, etc.) to a froth with a whisk or beating instrument.
- to sweep, pass, or go lightly and rapidly.
- an act of whisking.
- a rapid, sweeping stroke; light, rapid movement.
- a small bunch of grass, straw, hair, or the like, esp. for use in brushing.
- an implement, usually a bunch of wire loops held together in a handle, for beating or whipping eggs, cream, etc.
- whisk (Thesaurus)