HyperDic: whoosh

English > 4 senses of the word whoosh:
VERBmotionwhoosh, wooshmove with a sibilant sound
motionwhoosh, hissmove with a whooshing sound
motionwhooshgush or squirt out
NOUNeventwhoosh, swooshthe noise produced by the sudden rush of a fluid (a gas or liquid / liquid)
whoosh > pronunciation
Soundshhwuw'sh; wuw'sh
Rhymesswoosh
English > whoosh: 4 senses > noun 1, event
MeaningThe noise produced by the sudden rush of a fluid (a gas or liquid / liquid).
Synonymswoosh
Broadernoisesound of any kind (especially unintelligible or dissonant sound)
English > whoosh: 4 senses > verb 1, motion
MeaningMove with a sibilant sound.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"He whooshed the doors open"
Synonymwoosh
Broadermove, displaceCause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense
English > whoosh: 4 senses > verb 2, motion
MeaningMove with a whooshing sound.
PatternSomething is ----ing PP; Somebody ----s PP
Synonymhiss
Broadertravel, go, move, locomotechange location
Spanishsilbar, sisear
English > whoosh: 4 senses > verb 3, motion
Meaninggush or squirt out.
PatternSomething ----s; Something is ----ing PP
Example"Oil whooshed up when the drill hit the well"
Broaderspurt, spirt, gush, spoutgush forth in a sudden stream or jet

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