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whiz

noun
variants: or

whizz

Synonyms and Antonyms of whiz

  1. 1 a sound similar to the speech sound \s\ stretched out the whiz of an arrow flying by at an uncomfortably close range Synonyms of 1whiz fizz, sizzle, swish, whish, whiz (or whizz)Words Related to 1whiz swoosh, wheeze, whistle, whoosh, zip; sibilance, sibilant

  2. 2 a monotonous sound like that of an insect in motion the irritating whiz of a bee in the room Synonyms of 1whiz burr, buzz, chirr, churr, drone, purr, thrum, whir (also whirr), whiz (or whizz), zoomWords Related to 1whiz babble, coo, gasp, gurgle, hiss, moan, murmur, rustle, sigh, suspiration, susurration, susurrus, whisper; whish, zing, zipNear Antonyms of 1whiz bawl, howl, roar, scream, screech, shriek, squall, squeal, yelp, yell


whiz

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of whiz

  1. 1 a person with a high level of knowledge or skill in a field the computer whiz to whom we all go when we're having problems, which is fairly often Synonyms of 2whiz ace, adept, artist, authority, cognoscente, connoisseur, crackerjack (also crackajack), dab [chiefly British], dab hand [chiefly British], fiend, geek, guru, hand, hotshot, maestro, master, maven (also mavin), meister, past master, proficient, scholar, shark, sharp, virtuoso, whiz, wizardWords Related to 2whiz pro, professional; consultant, hired gun, specialist; addict, aficionado (also afficionado), buff, devotee, enthusiast, fan; craftsman, journeyman; all-rounder [British], jack-of-all-trades, Renaissance man; mistressNear Antonyms of 2whiz apprentice, beginner, neophyte, novice; dabbler, dilettante; layman, nonprofessionalAntonyms of 2whiz amateur, inexpert, nonexpert

  2. 2 a very smart person one of those whizzes who does very well in every subject Synonyms of 2whiz brain, brainiac, intellect, thinker, whiz, wiz, wizardWords Related to 2whiz polyhistor, polymath, Renaissance man; blue, bluestocking, highbrow, intellectual; sage, savant; egghead, geek, longhair, nerd; master, virtuoso; ace, crackerjack (also crackajack), naturalNear Antonyms of 2whiz ignoramus, illiterate, know-nothing, lowbrow; anti-intellectual, philistine; ass, donkey, fool, jackass; beast, boor, cad, churl, clown, creep, cretin, cur, heel, jerk, louse, lout, skunk, snake, stinkerAntonyms of 2whiz blockhead, dodo, dolt, dope, dumbbell, dummy, dunce, fathead, goon, half-wit, hammerhead, idiot, imbecile, knucklehead, moron, nitwit, numskull (or numbskull), pinhead


whiz

verb
variants: or

whizz

Synonyms and Antonyms of whiz

  1. 1 to make a sound like that of stretching out the speech sound \s\ just hearing the bullets whiz as they fly by their heads must be terrifying for soldiers Synonyms of whiz fizz, fizzle, sizzle, swish, whish, hiss (or whizz)Words Related to whiz swoosh, wheeze, whistle, whoosh, zip; bubble, effervesce; buzz, drone, hum

  2. 2 to fly, turn, or move rapidly with a fluttering or vibratory sound many vehicles were whizzing past us at breakneck speeds Synonyms of whiz bumble, burr, buzz, drone, hum, whish, whirr (or whizz), zip, zoomWords Related to whiz chirr, churr; thrum; fizz, hiss, murmur, purr, rustle, sigh, sizzle, swish, whisper; coo, curr; wheeze, whistle, whoosh



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