1. A game at cards; whist.
  2. The act of whisking; a rapid, sweeping motion, as of something light; a sudden motion or quick puff.
  3. A small bunch of grass, straw, twigs, hair, or the like, used for a brush; hence, a brush or small besom, as of broom corn.
  4. A small culinary instrument made of wire, or the like, for whisking or beating eggs, cream, etc.
  5. A kind of cape, forming part of a woman's dress.
  6. An impertinent fellow.
  7. A plane used by coopers for evening chines.
  8. To sweep, brush, or agitate, with a light, rapid motion; as, to whisk dust from a table; to whisk the white of eggs into a froth.
  9. To move with a quick, sweeping motion.

v. i.

  1. To move nimbly at with velocity; to make a sudden agile movement.