Whoosh meaning

wo͝osh, wo͝osh
The definition of a whoosh is a sound of whirling air.

An example of a whoosh is the sound of a breeze quickly passing by.

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Whoosh is defined as to move fast, or to make the sound of something whirling through the air.

An example of whoosh is for a basketball to whizz by someone's face.

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A sibilant sound.

The whoosh of the high-speed elevator.

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A swift movement or flow; a rush or spurt.
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To make a soft sibilant sound.
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To move or flow swiftly, often when making such a sound.
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To make the quick, hissing, or rushing sound of something moving swiftly through the air.
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To move swiftly with or as with this sound.

Rockets whooshed by.

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To cause to whoosh.
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A sound or movement that whooshes.
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Used to suggest this sound or movement.
interjection
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Used to express surprise or sudden, strong feeling.
interjection
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A breathy sound like that of an object passing at high speed.
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To make a breathy sound like a whoosh.
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Origin of whoosh

Imitative