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Definition of the onomatopoeic word ‘whizz’.

Whizz
Variant(s):
or whizz \ˈhwiz, ˈwiz\
Function:
verb
Inflected Form(s):
whizzed; whiz·zing
Etymology:
imitative
Date:
1582
intransitive verb
1: to hum, whir, or hiss like a speeding object (as an arrow or ball) passing through air
2: to fly or move swiftly especially with a whiz <cars whizzing by>transitive verb: to cause to whiz; especially : to rotate very rapidly


whizz. (2008). In Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary.
Retrieved May 15, 2008, from http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/whizz
 
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