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Whoosh   /wuʃ/  /hwuʃ/   Listen

The noise produced by the sudden rush of a fluid (a gas or liquid).  Synonym: swoosh.

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"Whoosh" Quotes from Famous Books

... higher to the branches—and the leaves are reedy; Kendel, the Australian poet, calls them the 'she-oak harps Aeolian'. Those trees are always sigh-sigh-sighing—more of a sigh than a sough or the 'whoosh' of gum-trees in the wind. You always hear them sighing, even when you can't feel any wind. It's the same with telegraph wires: put your head against a telegraph-post on a dead, still day, and you'll hear and feel the far-away ...
— Joe Wilson and His Mates • Henry Lawson

... A cat! 'cat, puss, tit, grimalkin, tabby, brindle; whoosh!' was he fond of Dickens, a Pink-nosed Pearl? She is no more sick than you are, Beloved. She has been, no doubt, and now she has forgotten how to be anything else, but she is liable to find out. Your Aunt, ...
— Fernley House • Laura E. Richards

Words linked to "Whoosh" :   spirt, gush, move, go, spurt, travel, locomote, noise, spout, displace, swoosh

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