whizzer

[ hwiz-er, wiz- ]
/ ˈʰwɪz ər, ˈwɪz- /
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noun

something that whizzes.
a centrifugal machine for drying sugar, grain, clothes, etc.

Nearby words

  1. whiz-kid,
  2. whizbang,
  3. whizz,
  4. whizz kid,
  5. whizz-bang,
  6. whizzo,
  7. whizzy,
  8. who,
  9. who knows what,
  10. who'd

Origin of whizzer

First recorded in 1880–85; whiz1 + -er1

White

[ hwahyt, wahyt ]
/ ʰwaɪt, waɪt /

noun

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British Dictionary definitions for whizzer

White

1
/ (waɪt) /

noun

a person, esp one of European ancestry, from a human population having light pigmentation of the skin

adjective

denoting or relating to a White person or White people

White

2
/ (waɪt) /

noun

Gilbert. 1720–93, English clergyman and naturalist, noted for his Natural History and Antiquities of Selborne (1789)
Jimmy. born 1962, English snooker player
Marco Pierre. born 1961, British chef and restaurateur
Patrick (Victor Martindale). 1912–90, Australian novelist: his works include Voss (1957), The Eye of the Storm (1973), and A Fringe of Leaves (1976): Nobel prize for literature 1973
T (erence) H (anbury). 1906–64, British novelist: author of the Arthurian sequence The Once and Future King (1939–58)
Willard (Wentworth) (ˈwɪlɑːd). born 1946, British operatic bass, born in Jamaica

white

/ (waɪt) /

adjective

noun

verb

(usually foll by out) to create or leave white spaces in (printed or other matter)
obsolete to make or become white
See also white out, whites

Derived Formswhitely, adverbwhiteness, nounwhitish, adjective

Word Origin for white

Old English hwīt; related to Old Frisian hwīt, Old Saxon hwīt, Old Norse hvītr, Gothic hveits, Old High German hwīz (German weiss)

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Word Origin and History for whizzer

white

n.
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper

Idioms and Phrases with whizzer

white

In addition to the idioms beginning with white

  • white as a sheet
  • white elephant
  • white feather
  • white flag, show the
  • white lie
  • white sale

also see:

  • black and white
  • bleed someone white
  • great white hope
  • show the white feather
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