verb (used without object), whizzed, whiz·zing.
verb (used with object), whizzed, whiz·zing.
Origin of whiz1
Origin of whiz2
Related Words for whizzesgenius, prodigy, flit, whir, hurtle, whoosh, star, expert, pro, virtuoso, adept, professional, marvel, wonder, fly, whirl, swish, zip, bullet, hum
Examples from the Web for whizzes
Historical Examples of whizzes
She whizzes round the table like a cyclone and catches both his hands in hers.Roads of Destiny
He mistimes it; it grazes the edge of his bat, and whizzes off far to the right of Scaife, but the Demon has it.The Hill
Horace Annesley Vachell
I confess that I cannot ride in a motor-car that whizzes past other motor-cars without an absurd and irrational vanity.Windfalls
(AKA Alpha of the Plough) Alfred George Gardiner
Women cab drivers are not very numerous, but every now and then one of them whizzes around a corner looking for a fare.Germany in War Time
Mary Ethel McAuley
"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.