whiz

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1whiz

noun

Definition of WHIZ

1
a sound similar to the speech sound \s\ stretched out <the whiz of an arrow flying by at an uncomfortably close range>
Synonyms fizz, sizzle, swish, whish, whiz (or whizz)
2
a monotonous sound like that of an insect in motion <the irritating whiz of a bee in the room>
Synonyms burr, buzz, chirr, churr, drone, purr, thrum, whir (also whirr), whiz (or whizz), zoom

Variants of WHIZ

whiz or whizz

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