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swoosh

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verb \ˈswüsh, ˈswu̇sh\

Definition of swoosh

  1. intransitive verb
  2. 1 :  to make or move with a rushing sound a car swooshed by

  3. 2 :  gush, swirl

  4. transitive verb
  5. :  to discharge or transport with a rushing sound

Examples of swoosh in a sentence

  1. The ball swooshed by my head.

  2. water swooshed powerfully from the fire hose

Origin and Etymology of swoosh

imitative


First Known Use: 1867


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swoosh

noun

Definition of swoosh

  1. :  an act or instance of swooshing

1885

First Known Use of swoosh

1885


SWOOSH Defined for English Language Learners

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swoosh

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verb \ˈswüsh, ˈswu̇sh\

Definition of swoosh for English Language Learners

  • : to make sound by moving quickly through the air



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