verb (used without object), whirred, whir·ring.
verb (used with object), whirred, whir·ring.
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Origin of whir
Example sentences from the Web for whir
Cameras snapped and whirred, yet he was hidden in plain sight.
Once when this one alighted on the rim of her nest she whirred herself right down inside.A-Birding on a Bronco|Florence A. Merriam
He was oblivious of the perilous steel that whirred and throbbed about him.The Shadow|Arthur Stringer
It whirred gratefully; the clanking stopped and she tried again.Greener Than You Think|Ward Moore