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whiz

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or whizz

[ wiz, hwiz ]
/ wɪz, ʰwɪz /
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verb (used without object), whizzed, whiz·zing.
to make a humming, buzzing, or hissing sound, as an object passing swiftly through the air.
to move or rush with such a sound: The angry hornets whizzed by in a cloud.
verb (used with object), whizzed, whiz·zing.
to cause to whiz.
to treat with a whizzer.
noun
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QUIZ YOURSELF ON "IS" VS. "ARE"
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Question 1 of 7
IS and ARE are both forms of which verb?

Origin of whiz

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1540–50; imitative; cf. fizz

OTHER WORDS FROM whiz

whiz·zing·ly, adverb

Other definitions for whiz (2 of 2)

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[ wiz, hwiz ]
/ wɪz, ʰwɪz /

noun

Origin of whiz

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By shortening
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