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Word Net

whoosh

Verb

1 move with a sibilant sound; "He whooshed the doors open"
2 move with a whooshing sound [syn: hiss]
3 gush or squirt out; "Oil whooshed up when the drill hit the well"

English

Pronunciation

Noun

whoosh
  1. A breathy sound like that of an object passing at high speed.

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Quotations

  • "I love deadlines. I like the whooshing sound they make as they fly by." —Douglas Adams
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