verb (used with object), whit·tled, whit·tling.
verb (used without object), whit·tled, whit·tling.
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Origin of whittle
OTHER WORDS FROM whittlewhittler, noun
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Definition for whittle (2 of 2)
Example sentences from the Web for whittle
Neither Cipriani nor Whittle responded to requests for comment.
In spite of his new entrepreneurial vision, Whittle maintains his good feelings towards the Pacha owners.
In fact, Bomba almost turned into a nightmare for the Cipriani-Whittle duo.
How did you whittle all that material into the final shape of the film?Grant Heslov Is the Robin to George Clooney’s Batman|Andrew Romano|February 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And as Bill Whittle put it, “Republicans should commit to their own story.”Why the Republican Party’s Narrative on Income and Voting Failed|Alex Klein|December 10, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Wal, Capm, fust thing is to fish up a bit 'f driftwood 'n' whittle out 'nother paddle.Overland|John William De Forest
He'd sit with his cigar tilted up in one corner of his mouth, and his hat tilted forward, and whittle sticks.The Belted Seas|Arthur Colton
Anyone can whittle these little sticks out, using any kind of hard wood.
The other picked up a pine splinter from the wharf, and producing a knife, began to whittle it.The Viking Blood|Frederick William Wallace
Lawyer Whittle was fined two pecks of apples and cigars for wearing a stovepipe hat and so the fun went on, day after day.Old Rail Fence Corners|Various