whiz

2 ENTRIES FOUND:

1whiz

verb \ˈhwiz, ˈwiz\

: to move quickly while making a buzzing or humming sound

: to pass by quickly

: to accomplish or complete something easily

whizzedwhiz·zing

Full Definition of WHIZ

intransitive verb
1
:  to hum, whir, or hiss like a speeding object (as an arrow or ball) passing through air
2
:  to fly or move swiftly especially with a whiz <cars whizzing by>
transitive verb
:  to cause to whiz; especially :  to rotate very rapidly

Variants of WHIZ

whiz or whizz \ˈhwiz, ˈwiz\

Origin of WHIZ

imitative
First Known Use: 1582

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Rhymes with WHIZ

2whiz

noun
plural whiz·zes

Definition of WHIZ

1
:  a hissing, buzzing, or whirring sound
2
:  a movement or passage of something accompanied by a whizzing sound
3
sometimes vulgar :  an act of urinating —used especially in the phrase take a whiz

Variants of WHIZ

whiz or whizz

First Known Use of WHIZ

1620

3whiz

noun
plural whiz·zes

Definition of WHIZ

:  wizard 3 <a mathematics whiz>

Origin of WHIZ

probably by shortening & alteration
First Known Use: 1914

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