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[hwish, wish]
verb (used with or without object)
  1. to make, or move with, a whiz or swish.
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  1. a whishing sound.
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Origin of whish

First recorded in 1510–20; imitative
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Related Words for whishes

whoosh, whirl, rush, whisk, zip, scurry, dash, scoot, jog, hasten, hustle, tap, patter, hum, crinkle, crackle, murmur, sigh, crepitate, stir

British Dictionary definitions for whishes


noun, verb
  1. a less common word for swish
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