Thesaurus

whishes

noun
plural of whish

Synonyms of whishes

(Entry 1 of 2)

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

Synonyms for whishes

Words Related to whishes

whishes

verb
present tense third-person singular of whish

Synonyms of whishes (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

Synonyms for whishes

Words Related to whishes

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

Synonyms for whishes

Words Related to whishes

See the Dictionary Definition 

Learn More About whishes

Thesaurus Entries Near whishes

whished

whishes

whishing

See More Nearby Entries 

Cite this Entry

“Whishes.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/whishes. Accessed 17 Aug. 2022.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Commonly Confused Words Quiz

  • vector image of a face with thought expression
  • I went to the ______ store to buy a birthday card.
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Universal Daily Crossword

A daily challenge for crossword fanatics.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!