Date: 1300-1400
Origin: Probably from a Scandinavian language


1 verb
whisk1 [transitive]
1DFC to mix liquid, eggs etc very quickly so that air is mixed in, using a fork or a whisk
2 [always + adverb/preposition] to take someone or something quickly away from a place
whisk somebody/something away/off
The waitress whisked our coffee cups away before we'd had a chance to finish.

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