whisk away


whisk away

v. see whisk off

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see whisk off

Combinatory dictionary. 2013.

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  • whisk away — verb take away quickly and suddenly (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑whisk off • Hypernyms: ↑take away, ↑bear off, ↑bear away, ↑carry away, ↑carry off …   Useful english dictionary

  • whisk off — verb 1. brush or wipe off lightly • Syn: ↑whisk • Derivationally related forms: ↑whisk (for: ↑whisk) • Hypernyms: ↑wipe, ↑pass over …   Useful english dictionary

  • whisk — [hwisk, wisk] n. [ME wisk < ON visk, wisp, brush < IE * weisk (< * weis , supple twig, broom) > Ger wischen, to wipe] 1. a) the act of brushing with a quick, light, sweeping motion b) such a motion 2. a small bunch of straw, twigs,… …   English World dictionary

  • whisk — ► VERB 1) move or take suddenly, quickly, and lightly. 2) beat (a substance) with a light, rapid movement. ► NOUN 1) a utensil for whisking eggs or cream. 2) a bunch of grass, twigs, or bristles for flicking away dust or flies. 3) a brief, rapid… …   English terms dictionary

  • whisk — 01. If you [whisk] the cream too long, it could change into butter. 02. You need to [whisk] the ingredients a long time in order to make a light and fluffy cake. 03. My arm got tired after [whisking] the cream for a few minutes. 04. [Whisk] the… …   Grammatical examples in English

  • whisk — 1 verb (T) to mix liquid or soft things very quickly so that air is mixed in, especially with a fork or a whisk whisk sb/sth away phrasal verb (T) 1 to take or remove something very quickly: He whisked the letter away before I could read it. 2 to …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 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… …   English dictionary

  • whisk — whisk1 [ wısk, hwısk ] noun count 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 whisk whisk 2 [ wısk, hwısk ] verb 1. ) transitive to mix… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • whisk — whisk1 [wısk] v [T] [Date: 1300 1400; Origin: Probably from a Scandinavian language] 1.) to mix liquid, eggs etc very quickly so that air is mixed in, using a fork or a whisk 2.) [always + adverb/preposition] to take someone or something quickly… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • whisk — [[t](h)wɪ̱sk[/t]] whisks, whisking, whisked 1) VERB If you whisk someone or something somewhere, you take them or move them there quickly. [V n prep/adv] He whisked her across the dance floor... [V n prep/adv] I was whisked away in a police car.… …   English dictionary


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