whip–round

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noun \ˈhwip-ˌrau̇nd, ˈwip-\

Definition of whip–round

chiefly British

  1. :  a collection of money made usually for a benevolent purpose had a whip–round to help the couple pay for a Paris honeymoon — The People

1887

First Known Use of whip–round

1887


WHIP–ROUND Defined for English Language Learners

whip–round

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noun \ˈhwip-ˌrau̇nd, ˈwip-\

Definition of whip–round for English Language Learners

  • : a collection of money from a group of people that is used to pay for something, buy a gift, make a donation, etc.


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