Definition of whip-round in English:

whip-round

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noun

British informal
  • A collection of contributions of money from a group of people for a particular purpose: my secretary organized a whip-round and we sent him a card and a gift
    More example sentences
    • He said he would like to thank patrons at Saturday's fundraiser, who contributed to a whip-round raising £80 towards the cost of the damage.
    • We all had a whip-round and collected £200 to buy them some clothes, and they were so grateful for just a scrap of kindness.
    • Well, the work colleagues could have a whip-round to raise the money instead.

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