Use Whittle in a sentence

They need to whittle down the list of guests for the wedding ceremony.

The company has worked hard to whittle back the costs.

This rule is intended to whittle down the number of candidates to three.

I sit on the bench in Mallery’s workshop and watch him as he whittles and carves her breastbone into a violin neck.

It aims to whittle the annual deficit to about $287 billion in 2022.