whisk

Part of speech: verb

To move or be moved along with a light, sweeping movement.

Part of speech: noun

A light, sweeping movement.

Part of speech: noun

A little broom; wisp.

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Usage examples "whisk":

  1. Well whisk the yolks of the eggs, pour them to the butter, beating them all the while. - "The Book of Household Management", Mrs. Isabella Beeton.
  2. For example, look at the long hairs on my tail, with which I can whisk away the flies. - "Dorothy and the Wizard in Oz", L. Frank Baum..
  3. " I was getting my saucer pie, Grandma," he explained when she came back with a whisk- broom and began to brush him vigorously. - "Sunny Boy in the Country", Ramy Allison White.