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whisk
British English: /wɪsk/
American English: /(h)wɪsk/

Translation of whisk in French:

noun

  • 2with a whisk of its tail
    d'un coup de queue

transitive verb

  • 1 (Culinary) (beat)
    (sauce, mixture, eggs)
    whisk the eggs and cream together
    battre les œufs avec la crème
  • 2 (transport, move quickly) See examples: he was whisked off to meet the president
    on l'a emmené sur le champ rencontrer le président
    she was whisked off to hospital
    elle a été emmenée d'urgence à l'hôpital
    she whisked open the gate
    elle a ouvert rapidement le portail
    he whisked the plates off the table
    il a enlevé les assiettes de la table d'un geste rapide
  • 3 (flick) See examples: the cow whisked its tail
    la vache fouettait l'air de sa queue
    she whisked the fly away with her hand
    elle a chassé la mouche d'un geste rapide de la main

intransitive verb

  • she whisked into the room
    elle est entrée précipitamment dans la pièce
    he whisked off in his long cloak
    il est parti rapidement, vêtu de sa longue cape
    he whisked around the room with a duster
    il a donné un rapide coup de chiffon dans la pièce

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