how to pronounce whisk


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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 british english:

“… salt milk and eggs and whisk it into a …”

meanings of whisk


  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.


  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.

whisk frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word whisk occurs in english on average 2.3 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 whisk can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that whisk can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

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