whirry

verb

whir·​ry ˈ(h)wər-ē How to pronounce whirry (audio)
ˈ(h)wə-rē
whirried; whirrying

transitive verb

Scotland : to convey quickly

Word History

Etymology

perhaps blend of whir and hurry

First Known Use

1582, in the meaning defined at transitive sense

Time Traveler
The first known use of whirry was in 1582

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Cite this Entry

“Whirry.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/whirry. Accessed 21 May. 2024.

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