Origin of swooshechoic intensive of swish
verbswooshed, swoosh·ing, swoosh·es
- To move with or make a rushing sound.
- To flow or swirl copiously.
Origin of swooshImitative.
(third-person singular simple present swooshes, present participle swooshing, simple past and past participle swooshed)
- To move with a rushing or swirling sound
- The fishing rod swooshed through the air.
From imitation of the sound