whirs 1 of 2

variants also whirrs
plural of whir


2 of 2


variants also whirrs
present tense third-person singular of whir
as in buzzes
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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“Whirs.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/whirs. Accessed 10 Dec. 2023.

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