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Whoosh   /wuʃ/  /hwuʃ/   Listen
Whoosh

verb
1.
Move with a sibilant sound.  Synonym: woosh.
2.
Move with a whooshing sound.  Synonym: hiss.
3.
Gush or squirt out.






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"Whoosh" Quotes from Famous Books



... 'Puss, Kit, Tit, Grimalkin, Tabby, Brindle! Whoosh!' with which last sound, uttered in a hissing manner between his teeth, the old gentleman swung his arms violently round and round, and at the same time alternately advanced on Mrs Nickleby, and retreated from her, in that species of savage dance with which ...
— The Life And Adventures Of Nicholas Nickleby • Charles Dickens

... silence, not daring to talk. There was no sound except for the faint whoosh of their breathing through the gas masks they were wearing, and the muffled hiss from a ...
— The Impossibles • Gordon Randall Garrett



Words linked to "Whoosh" :   noise, go, move, swoosh, locomote, hiss, displace, woosh, travel, gush, spurt, spout, spirt



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