how to pronounce whisk

/ˈwɪsk/

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The above transcription of whisk is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association. You can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

whisk is pronounced in one syllable

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An example use of whisk in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… olive oil and whisk set that aside and …”

meanings of whisk

noun:

  1. A plane used by coopers for evening chines.
  2. A small handheld broom with a small (or no) handle.
  3. A quick, light sweeping motion.
  4. A kind of cape, forming part of a woman's dress.
  5. The card game whist.
  6. A kitchen utensil, made from stiff wire loops fixed to a handle, used for whipping (or a mechanical device with the same function).
  7. A bunch of twigs or hair etc, used as a brush.
  8. An impertinent fellow.

verb:

  1. To move lightly and nimbly.
  2. In cooking, to whip e.g. eggs or cream.
  3. To move something rapidly and with no warning.
  4. To move something with quick light sweeping motions.

words with pronunciation similar to whisk

riskwickdiskwhiskeywhiskerwispworstsissycystwiller

words that rhyme with whisk

diskdiscriskasteriskfriskbrisk

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