HyperDic: whirr

English > 3 senses of the word whirr:
VERBperceptionwhirr, whizz, whiz, whir, birr, purrmake a soft swishing sound
communicationwhirr, churrmake a vibrant sound, as of some birds
NOUNeventwhirr, whir, whirring, birrsound of something in rapid motion
English > whirr: 3 senses > noun 1, event
Meaningsound of something in rapid motion.
Synonymswhir, whirring, birr
BroadersoundThe sudden occurrence of an audible event
Spanishrechinamiento, rechino, runrún, zumbido
Verbswhirrmake a soft swishing sound
English > whirr: 3 senses > verb 1, perception
Meaningmake a soft swishing sound.
PatternSomething ----s
ModelCars whirr in the streets; The streets whirr with cars
Example"the motor whirred"
Synonymswhizz, whiz, whir, birr, purr
Broadersound, gomake a certain noise or sound
Spanishronronear, silbar, zumbar
Catalanbonir, brumir, brunzir, xiular
Nounswhirrsound of something in rapid motion
English > whirr: 3 senses > verb 2, communication
Meaningmake a vibrant sound, as of some birds.
PatternSomething ----s
Synonymchurr
Broaderutter, emit, let out, let looseExpress audibly
Spanishzumbar
Catalanbrunzinar

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