whirry

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verb whir·ry \ˈhwər-ē, ˈwər-, ˈ(h)wə-rē\

Definition of whirry

whirried

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whirrying

Scotland

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to convey quickly

  3. intransitive verb
  4. Scotland :  hurry

Origin and Etymology of whirry

perhaps blend of whir and hurry


First Known Use: 1582

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