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whish

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(Entry 1 of 2)

a sound similar to the speech sound \s\ stretched out
  • the whish of tires on wet pavement

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whish

verb

Synonyms of whish (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to fly, turn, or move rapidly with a fluttering or vibratory sound
  • seemingly out of nowhere, a baseball whished past my head

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2 to make a sound like that of stretching out the speech sound \s\
  • the match whished as it burst into flame

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The first known use of whish was in 1518

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“Whish.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/whish. Accessed 29 Oct. 2020.

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