Origin of whir
How to use whir in a sentence
Cameras whirred and clicked, but the room was otherwise silent.
Cameras snapped and whirred, yet he was hidden in plain sight.
Wheel-spokes whirred in the air and he saw a buggy, with the top down, rattling down another street in a cloud of dust.The Trail of the Lonesome Pine|John Fox, Jr.
At length the car whirred up the last hill, and stopped in front of the darkened house where she was to sleep.Mountain|Clement Wood
It gained speed until it whirred into an invisible copper haze between them.
It whipped around steadily, gaining speed until it whirred into an invisible copper haze.
With that idea she grazed the shallows of reality, and her dreams whirred from the nest and left it hungrily empty.Lord Ormont and his Aminta, Complete|George Meredith