- The definition of a whisk is a kitchen action where you mix in a quick sweeping motion or a gadget with wire loops.
An example of a whisk is a kitchen gadget you use to mix eggs before you scramble them.
- To whisk is defined as to move something or someone very quickly, or to beat or mix foods using a special kitchen tool, also called a whisk.
- An example of whisk is when you quickly clear away clutter.
- An example of whisk is when you beat eggs before you scramble them.
A whisk in a bowl of eggs.
whisk definition by Webster's New World
- the act of brushing with a quick, light, sweeping motion
- such a motion
- a small bunch of straw, twigs, hair, etc. used for brushing
- a kitchen utensil consisting of wire loops fixed in a handle, for whipping egg whites, cream, etc.
Origin: Middle English wisk ; from Old Norse visk, wisp, brush ; from Indo-European an unverified form weisk- (; from an unverified form weis-, supple twig, broom) from source German wischen, to wipe
- to move, remove, carry, brush (away, off, out, etc.) with a quick, sweeping motion: to whisk out a handkerchief, to whisk off crumbs
- to whip (egg whites, cream, etc.)
whisk definition by American Heritage Dictionary
verb whisked, whisk·ing, whisks verb, transitive
- To move or cause to move with quick light sweeping motions: whisked crumbs off the table; whisked the children away.
- To whip (eggs or cream).
- A quick light sweeping motion.
- A whiskbroom.
- A small bunch, as of twigs or hair, attached to a handle and used in brushing.
- A kitchen utensil, usually in the form of stiff, thin wire loops attached to a handle, used for whipping foodstuffs.
Origin: Middle English wisken, of Scandinavian origin.