One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1Having been flogged or beaten with a whip.‘a whipped dog’
smooth, thick, velvety, of an even consistency, rich, butteryView synonyms
- ‘If anything, they are not different from those vendors Christ whipped out of a church when he found they hard turned the house of God into a market.’
- ‘Some gasp when Jesus is whipped, many toss bills and coins into collection buckets being passed around.’
- 1.1North American informal predicative Worn out; exhausted.
2(of cream, eggs, or other food) beaten into a froth.
whisked, stirred, mixed, blendedView synonyms
- ‘A sip conjures visions of chocolateespresso cake topped with whipped cream - hedonism in a bottle.’
- ‘Served with horseradish sauce made with whipped cream, this dish went down well with everyone.’
- ‘Lobby Lounge serves a dazzling array of home-made ice creams mixed with fresh seasonal fruits, whipped cream, nuts and special sauces.’
- ‘There are so many things that get on my nerves (the least of which is not having apple pie and whipped cream in front of me).’
- ‘Top with powdered sugar, whipped cream, syrup, fruit or Gruyere cheese.’
- ‘There was a small cake decorated with whipped cream and chocolate.’
- ‘I set the table, without being asked, lining up the whipped cream, nuts, and chocolate sauce before placing down plates.’
- ‘The fresh salmon, which is cured on the premises, made for an excellent sandwich with whipped cream cheese, red onions and capers.’
- ‘Pour a little rose water in to fruit salads, use it to flavour thick syrups or add it to pastry and biscuit doughs, or whipped cream.’
- ‘They sat down at a long table with plates of waffles, syrup, butter, whipped cream, and strawberries piled on top of it.’
- ‘Blini, to be authentic, should be made from a batter of buckwheat flour leavened with yeast, and further lightened with beaten egg white and whipped cream.’
- ‘Stir together the yogurt and whipped cream and pour into a serving dish.’
- ‘Here's what it tastes like: Good pumpkin pie (sans crust) smothered in whipped cream.’
- ‘The two cakes can be filled with whipped cream and sliced bananas.’
- ‘These soft, lazy-day puddings are nothing more than ripe fruit at the height of its season that has been crushed and stirred through with whipped cream and perhaps a little sugar.’
- ‘A Mochatail for those daring enough to drink one is a dash of espresso coffee, sprinkled with chocolate cookie, topped with whipped cream.’
- ‘There are those of us who like nothing better than to start the day off with a piece of cherry pie and whipped cream.’
- ‘She got incredibly hyper and we managed to get into a huge food fight, sliding across my kitchen floor on chocolate syrup and whipped cream.’
- ‘Fold the egg whites, whipped cream and praline into the yolk/sugar mixture.’
- ‘We had a nice, crusty baguette and one of the guests brought an orange pound cake served with strawberries and whipped cream for dessert.’
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