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English noun: whisk

1. whisk (artifact) a mixer incorporating a coil of wires; used for whipping eggs or cream


Broader (hypernym)mixer

2. whisk (artifact) a small short-handled broom used to brush clothes


Synonymswhisk broom


Broader (hypernym)broom


English verb: whisk

1. whisk (motion) move somewhere quickly


SamplesThe President was whisked away in his limo.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody PP.
Somebody ----s something PP


Broader (hypernym)bring, convey, take

2. whisk (motion) move quickly and nimbly


SamplesHe whisked into the house.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s


Broader (hypernym)go, locomote, move, travel

3. whisk (contact) brush or wipe off lightly


Synonymswhisk off


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)pass over, wipe

4. whisk (contact) whip with or as if with a wire whisk


SamplesWhisk the eggs.


Synonymswhip


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)beat, scramble


Domain categorycookery, cooking, preparation









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