Thesaurus

whizzing

verb
present participle of whiz

Synonyms of whizzing

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 for whizzing

Words Related to whizzing

2 to fly, turn, or move rapidly with a fluttering or vibratory sound
  • many vehicles were whizzing past us at breakneck speeds

Synonyms for whizzing

Words Related to whizzing

See the Dictionary Definition 

Learn More About whizzing

Thesaurus Entries Near whizzing

whizzes

whizzing

who's who

See More Nearby Entries 

Cite this Entry

“Whizzing.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/whizzing. Accessed 22 May. 2022.

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

More from Merriam-Webster on whizzing

Nglish: Translation of whizzing for Spanish Speakers

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Name That Color

  • a light greenish blue color
  • Name that color:
How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

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!