How Do You Spell WHEY?

Correct spelling for the English word "whey" is [w_ˈeɪ], [wˈe͡ɪ], [wˈe‍ɪ]] (IPA phonetic alphabet).

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Definition of WHEY

  1. hw[=a], n. the watery part of milk, separated from the curd, esp. in making cheese.--adjs. WHEY'EY, WHEY'ISH, of whey: like whey.--n. WHEY'-FACE, a pale or white face, caused by fright.--adj. WHEY'-FACED.--ns. WHEY'ISHNESS; WHEY'-TUB. [A.S, hw['æ]g; Low Ger. wey.]

Common Misspellings for WHEY

Below is the list of 313 misspellings for the word "whey".

Usage Examples for WHEY

  1. However, this caution is proper, that whenever milk- pottage be given, the vinegar- whey is to be omitted for obvious reasons. - "On the cattle plague: or, Contagious typhus in horned cattle. Its history, origin, description, and treatment" by Honoré Bourguignon
  2. A little white wine whey would have been the very thing for your cold. - "Uncanny Tales" by Mary Louisa Molesworth
  3. When the curd is freed from the whey, kneaded and pressed to expel it entirely, it becomes cheese. - "The Book of Household Management" by Mrs. Isabella Beeton
  4. This also is the case in winter, when the jars have been placed too near the fire, and the milk runs entirely to whey. - "The Cook and Housekeeper's Complete and Universal Dictionary; Including a System of Modern Cookery, in all Its Various Branches," by Mary Eaton