whip-round

noun
\ ˈ(h)wip-ˌrau̇nd How to pronounce whip-round (audio) \

Definition of whip-round

chiefly British
: a collection of money made usually for a benevolent purpose had a whip-round to help the couple pay for a Paris honeymoonThe People

First Known Use of whip-round

1887, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of whip-round was in 1887

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“Whip-round.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/whip-round. Accessed 22 Apr. 2021.

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whip-round

noun

English Language Learners Definition of whip-round

British, informal : 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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