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whish

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verb \ˈhwish, ˈwish\

Definition of whish

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to urge on or cause to move with a whish

  3. intransitive verb
  4. 1 :  to make a sibilant sound

  5. 2 :  to move with a whish especially at high speed an elevator … whishes down to the lower level — Natalie Cooper

Examples of whish in a Sentence

  1. seemingly out of nowhere, a baseball whished past my head

  2. the match whished as it burst into flame

Origin and Etymology of whish

imitative


First Known Use: 1518


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whish

noun

Definition of whish

  1. :  a rushing sound :  swish

Examples of whish in a Sentence

  1. the whish of tires on wet pavement

Circa 1802

First Known Use of whish

circa 1802



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