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 whizzing
Hundreds of bees are whizzing circles around the Cotes as they stack honeycombs on the trolley.
Or nailing a whizzing forehand exactly at the right moment to leave his opponent dumbfounded across the net.
It was at this moment that I truly got a sense of just how much capital was whizzing around me.
Signs have been whizzing by with motels for $29.95 and $39.95 a night, which in my new circumstances I should stop at.
Her words were followed by a sound as of thunder and a whizzing of darts.The Golden Age in Transylvania|Mr Jkai
"I don't fancy I'm going to have a very good time," mused the youth, as the train was whizzing him along toward Dankville.Dick Hamilton's Fortune|Howard R. Garis
The dynamos were whizzing away and the negative gravity machine was all ready to start.Five Thousand Miles Underground|Roy Rockwood
Another volley from the Green Jackets, and again the whizzing scream of bullets through the cat-tails above their heads.The Moonlit Way|Robert W. Chambers
The fighting was very near, for the bullets were whizzing around all the time.Two Months in the Camp of Big Bear|Theresa Gowanlock
"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.