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whish

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verb \ˈhwish, ˈwish\

Definition of whish

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to urge on or cause to move with a whish

  3. intransitive verb
  4. 1 :  to make a sibilant sound

  5. 2 :  to move with a whish especially at high speed <an elevator…whishes down to the lower level — Natalie Cooper>



Examples of whish in a sentence

  1. <seemingly out of nowhere, a baseball whished past my head>

  2. <the match whished as it burst into flame>



Origin of whish

imitative


First Known Use: 1518

Rhymes with whish


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whish

noun

Definition of whish

  1. :  a rushing sound :  swish



Examples of whish in a sentence

  1. <the whish of tires on wet pavement>



Circa 1802

First Known Use of whish

circa 1802


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