Entry from British & World English dictionary
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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