- to make, or move with, a whiz or swish.
- a whishing sound.
Origin of whish
First recorded in 1510–20; imitative
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Related Words for whishingwhoosh, whirl, rush, whisk, zip, scurry, dash, scoot, jog, hasten, hustle, tap, patter, hum, crinkle, crackle, murmur, sigh, crepitate, stir
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Historical Examples of whishing
- a less common word for swish
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