verb (used without object), whizzed, whiz·zing.
verb (used with object), whizzed, whiz·zing.
- whitworth screw thread,
- whiz kid,
Origin of whiz1
Examples from the Web for whizzed
“As I crossed the ABC newsroom, Diane Sawyer whizzed by carrying a thick stack of papers,” she writes.10 Juicy Bits from Christine O’Donnell’s ‘Troublemaker’|David Sessions|August 12, 2011|DAILY BEAST
Stuck on a stalled train last week, I sank into Security and the hours whizzed painlessly by.
I whizzed into the cup, washed my hands, waited for my green light, and wished the officer a good afternoon.
Now it was gone, and now it ducked up again like a sea-mew, and past skerries and capes it whizzed like a dart.Weird Tales from Northern Seas|Jonas Lie
I sat on the floor, with my feet on the step, and we whizzed back into Havre in great style.
But the hydroplane, ploughing through the cold waves, whizzed toward the yacht, as he climbed out to the small flat stern.The Voice on the Wire|Eustace Hale Ball
He dodged a vicious right which whizzed up at his chin out of the breaking clinch, and rushed.The Adventures of Sally|P. G. Wodehouse
Off they went to the station and then into New York they whizzed by train.Christopher and the Clockmakers|Sara Ware Bassett
"clever person," 1914, probably a special use of whiz "something remarkable" (1908), an extended sense of whizz; or perhaps a shortened form of wizard. Noun phrase whiz kid is from 1930s, a take-off on a radio show's quiz kid.