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whiz

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of whiz

  1. 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)Related Words swoosh, wheeze, whistle, whoosh, zip; sibilance, sibilant

  2. 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), zoomRelated Words babble, coo, gasp, gurgle, hiss, moan, murmur, rustle, sigh, suspiration, susurration, susurrus, whisper; whish, zing, zipNear Antonyms bawl, howl, roar, scream, screech, shriek, squall, squeal, yelp, yell



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whiz

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of whiz

  1. 1 a person with a high level of knowledge or skill in a field <the computer whiz to whom we all go when we're having problems, which is fairly often> Synonyms ace, adept, artist, authority, cognoscente, connoisseur, crackerjack (also crackajack), dab [chiefly British], dab hand [chiefly British], fiend, geek, guru, hand, hotshot, maestro, master, maven (also mavin), meister, past master, proficient, scholar, shark, sharp, virtuoso, whiz, wizardRelated Words pro, professional; consultant, hired gun, specialist; addict, aficionado (also afficionado), buff, devotee, enthusiast, fan; craftsman, journeyman; all-rounder [British], jack-of-all-trades, Renaissance man; mistressNear Antonyms apprentice, beginner, neophyte, novice; dabbler, dilettante; layman, nonprofessionalAntonyms amateur, inexpert, nonexpert

  2. 2 a very smart person <one of those whizzes who does very well in every subject> Synonyms brain, brainiac, intellect, thinker, whiz, wiz, wizardRelated Words polyhistor, polymath, Renaissance man; blue, bluestocking, highbrow, intellectual; sage, savant; egghead, geek, longhair, nerd; master, virtuoso; ace, crackerjack (also crackajack), naturalNear Antonyms ignoramus, illiterate, know-nothing, lowbrow; anti-intellectual, philistine; ass, donkey, fool, jackass; beast, boor, cad, churl, clown, creep, cretin, cur, heel, jerk, louse, lout, skunk, snake, stinkerAntonyms blockhead, dodo, dolt, dope, dumbbell, dummy, dunce, fathead, goon, half-wit, hammerhead, idiot, imbecile, knucklehead, moron, nitwit, numskull (or numbskull), pinhead




whiz

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of whiz

  1. 1 to make a sound like that of stretching out the speech sound \s\ <just hearing the bullets whiz as they fly by their heads must be terrifying for soldiers> Synonyms fizz, fizzle, sizzle, swish, whish, hiss (or whizz)Related Words swoosh, wheeze, whistle, whoosh, zip; bubble, effervesce; buzz, drone, hum

  2. 2 to fly, turn, or move rapidly with a fluttering or vibratory sound <many vehicles were whizzing past us at breakneck speeds> Synonyms bumble, burr, buzz, drone, hum, whish, whirr (or whizz), zip, zoomRelated Words chirr, churr; thrum; fizz, hiss, murmur, purr, rustle, sigh, sizzle, swish, whisper; coo, curr; wheeze, whistle, whoosh



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