Definition of Whiz in English :

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Whiz meaning in English

Meaning of Whiz in English

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2. whiz

a buzzing or hissing sound as of something traveling rapidly through the air

Example Sentences:
'he heard the whiz of bullets near his head'


3. birr, purr, whir, whirr, whiz, whizz

make a soft swishing sound

Example Sentences:
'the motor whirred'
'the car engine purred'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


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verb intransitiveWord forms: whizzed or ˈwhizzing
to move swiftly with or as with a buzzing or hissing sound
the bus whizzed by him
to make the buzzing or hissing sound of something moving swiftly through the air
3.  Slang
to urinate
verb transitive
to cause to whiz, esp. by rotating rapidly
a whizzing sound or movement
6.  US
a.  Slang
a person who is very quick, adroit, or skilled at something; expert
a whiz at football
b.  Slang, Obsolete
something strikingly excellent, attractive, etc.
a whiz of a car
7.  Slang
the act of urinating
often in the phrase take a whiz

Webster’s New World College Dictionary, 4th Edition. Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. All rights reserved.


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v. whizzed, whiz·zing, whiz·zes
1. To make a whirring or hissing sound, as of an object speeding through air.
2. To move or do something quickly: whizzed past on a ten-speed bike; whizzed through her exams.
3. To pass quickly: The days whizzed by.
4. Vulgar Slang To urinate.
1. To throw or spin rapidly: The pitcher whizzed the ball to first.
2. To mix or spin (ingredients), as in a blender.
n. pl. whiz·zes
1. A whirring or hissing sound, as of an object speeding through air.
2. also wiz Informal A person considered exceptionally gifted or skilled: a whiz at all sorts of games.

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