[ hwish, wish ]
/ ʰwɪʃ, wɪʃ /
verb (used with or without object)
to make, or move with, a whiz or swish.
a whishing sound.
whoosh, whirl, rush, whisk, zip, scurry, dash, scoot, jog, hasten, hustle, tap, patter, hum, crinkle, crackle, murmur, sigh, crepitate, stir
Origin of whish
First recorded in 1510–20; imitative
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/ (wɪʃ) /
a less common word for swish
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