whip up

phrasal verb

whipped up; whipping up; whips up
: to excite (someone or something) : to cause (someone or something) to feel strong emotions about something
His speech whipped up the crowd.
informal : to cause or create (something)
She was trying to whip up some enthusiasm.
informal : to produce or prepare (a meal) very quickly
I can whip a meal up in no time.

Examples of whip up in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Or use it to scramble eggs or whip up a Spanish omelet. Nora Colomer, Fox News, 2 May 2024 There are also impressive deals on other gadgets, including this Ninja air fryer and this Keurig coffee maker, which can quickly whip up single-serve brews of hot or iced coffee. Clara McMahon, Peoplemag, 20 Apr. 2024 Traditionally, Olympics held in the U.S. whip up American audiences, boosting profits for U.S. networks. Brian Steinberg, Variety, 17 Apr. 2024 What used to take skillful, tech-savvy experts hours to Photoshop can now be whipped up at a moment’s notice with the help of an app. Lorena O'Neil, Rolling Stone, 8 Apr. 2024 Watches mean the conditions favor thunderstorms that can whip up tornadoes. Karl Schneider, The Indianapolis Star, 2 Apr. 2024 This reckless approach to budgeting has whipped up inflation and driven the gross national debt to $34.6 trillion — about $265,000 for every household in the country. David Ditch, The Mercury News, 30 Mar. 2024 This 8 inch bamboo steamer basket set is the perfect option to whip up a delicious meat and veggie meal or fish and veggies without losing important nutrients. Amber Smith, Discover Magazine, 3 Apr. 2024 This is a fantastic option for anyone looking for a compact gadget that can whip up different types of frozen treats. Laura Denby, Peoplemag, 28 Mar. 2024

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“Whip up.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/whip%20up. Accessed 19 May. 2024.

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