whisk off


whisk off

v. (colloq.) (d; tr.) to whisk off to (they were whisked off to prison)

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(colloq.) (d; tr.) to whisk off to (they were whisk offed off to prison)

Combinatory dictionary. 2013.

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  • 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 — /hwisk, wisk/, v.t. 1. to move with a rapid, sweeping stroke: She whisked everything off the table with her arm. 2. to sweep (dust, crumbs, etc., or a surface) with a whisk broom, brush, or the like. 3. to draw, snatch, carry, etc., lightly and… …   Universalium

  • whisk away — v. see whisk off * * * see whisk off …   Combinatory dictionary

  • 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 — Whisk, n. [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}.] [1913 Webster] 1. The act of whisking; a rapid, sweeping motion, as of something light; a sudden… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of 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 — 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 — [[t](h)wɪsk, wɪsk[/t]] v. t. 1) to move with a rapid sweeping stroke: to whisk the dishes off the table[/ex] 2) to sweep with a whisk broom or brush 3) to draw, snatch, etc., lightly and rapidly: to whisk a child from danger[/ex] 4) to whip to a… …   From formal English to slang


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