Origin of whiz1
OTHER WORDS FROM whizwhiz·zing·ly, adverb
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How to use whiz in a sentence
The whiz of a bullet shooting past your left ear might make you instinctually turn in that direction.PlayStation 5 review: PS5 is a sensory game-changer|Elise Favis|November 6, 2020|Washington Post
Some micrometeoroids in space whiz through at over 20,000 mph.Astronauts on the ISS are hunting for the source of another mystery air leak|Neel Patel|September 30, 2020|MIT Technology Review
Hundreds of bees are whizzing circles around the Cotes as they stack honeycombs on the trolley.Honey Harvest at the Waldorf Astoria’s Beehives|Josh Dzieza|August 3, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Acts of valor are acts of valor, whether there are bullets whizzing around you or not.Colum McCann Talks New Novel ‘TransAtlantic’ and Narrative4|Phil Klay|June 14, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Or nailing a whizzing forehand exactly at the right moment to leave his opponent dumbfounded across the net.Why Andy Roddick Had to Quit Tennis|Nicholas McCarvel|August 31, 2012|DAILY BEAST
I tried to imagine her on the side of a California road, cell phone in hand, traffic whizzing past.The First American: Excerpt from Henry Crumpton’s ‘The Art of Intelligence’|Henry A. Crumpton|May 14, 2012|DAILY BEAST
It was at this moment that I truly got a sense of just how much capital was whizzing around me.Ringing in the New Year on Wall Street|Beau Willimon|January 5, 2010|DAILY BEAST
On the roads horses in old-fashioned buggies danced at automobiles whizzing by.Ancestors|Gertrude Atherton
Daisy was still groaning as Mogin put the car in first and sent it whizzing down the street.
The rifle-bullets were whizzing so zip, zip from the sharpshooters on the Federal lines that involuntarily I moved on my chair.
At ten o'clock in the morning of April 18, 1862, the first mortar sent its big shell whizzing through the air.
A shell went whizzing through the darkness over the ships and plunged into the water beyond.