how to pronounce whig


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whig is pronounced in one syllable

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meanings of whig


  1. Buttermilk.
  2. A member of a 19th-century US political party opposed to the Democratic Party.
  3. A member of an 18th- and 19th-century political party in Britain that was opposed to the Tories, and eventually became the Liberal Party.
  4. An advocate of war against Britain during the American Revolution.
  5. Acidulated whey, sometimes mixed with buttermilk and sweet herbs, used as a cooling beverage.


  1. Urge forward; drive briskly.
  2. Weird out or disturb someone.
  3. Jog along; move or work briskly.

whig frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word whig occurs in english on average 0.4 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics whig can be related to

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1) people, society, and culture;

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