whir 1 of 2

variants also whirr

whir

2 of 2

verb

variants also whirr
as in to hum
to fly, turn, or move rapidly with a fluttering or vibratory sound the hummingbird whirred as it hovered over a flower our tires whirred as we traveled over the rough road

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“Whir.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/whir. Accessed 26 May. 2024.

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