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whiz

also whizz  (wĭz, hwĭz)
v. whizzed, whiz·zing, whiz·zes
v.intr.
1. To make a whirring or hissing sound, as of an object speeding through air.
2. To move or do something quickly: whizzed past on a ten-speed bike; whizzed through her exams.
3. To pass quickly: The days whizzed by.
4. Vulgar Slang To urinate.
v.tr.
1. To throw or spin rapidly: The pitcher whizzed the ball to first.
2. To mix or spin (ingredients), as in a blender.
n. pl. whiz·zes
1. A whirring or hissing sound, as of an object speeding through air.
2. also wiz Informal A person considered exceptionally gifted or skilled: a whiz at all sorts of games.
Idiom:
take a whiz Vulgar Slang
To urinate.

[Imitative. N., sense 2, from shortening and alteration of wizard.]

whiz

or whizz

(ʰwɪz, wɪz)

v. whizzed, whiz•zing,
n. v.i.
1. to make a humming, buzzing, or hissing sound, as an object passing swiftly through the air.
2. to move with such a sound: A cloud of hornets whizzed by.
v.t.
3. to cause to whiz.
n.
4. Informal. a person who is very good at a particular activity or in a specific field: a whiz at math.
5. the sound of a whizzing object.
6. a swift movement producing such a sound.
[1540–50; imitative; compare fizz]

whiz


Past participle: whizzed
Gerund: whizzing

Imperative
whiz
whiz
Present
I whiz
you whiz
he/she/it whizzes
we whiz
you whiz
they whiz
Preterite
I whizzed
you whizzed
he/she/it whizzed
we whizzed
you whizzed
they whizzed
Present Continuous
I am whizzing
you are whizzing
he/she/it is whizzing
we are whizzing
you are whizzing
they are whizzing
Present Perfect
I have whizzed
you have whizzed
he/she/it has whizzed
we have whizzed
you have whizzed
they have whizzed
Past Continuous
I was whizzing
you were whizzing
he/she/it was whizzing
we were whizzing
you were whizzing
they were whizzing
Past Perfect
I had whizzed
you had whizzed
he/she/it had whizzed
we had whizzed
you had whizzed
they had whizzed
Future
I will whiz
you will whiz
he/she/it will whiz
we will whiz
you will whiz
they will whiz
Future Perfect
I will have whizzed
you will have whizzed
he/she/it will have whizzed
we will have whizzed
you will have whizzed
they will have whizzed
Future Continuous
I will be whizzing
you will be whizzing
he/she/it will be whizzing
we will be whizzing
you will be whizzing
they will be whizzing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been whizzing
you have been whizzing
he/she/it has been whizzing
we have been whizzing
you have been whizzing
they have been whizzing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been whizzing
you will have been whizzing
he/she/it will have been whizzing
we will have been whizzing
you will have been whizzing
they will have been whizzing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been whizzing
you had been whizzing
he/she/it had been whizzing
we had been whizzing
you had been whizzing
they had been whizzing
Conditional
I would whiz
you would whiz
he/she/it would whiz
we would whiz
you would whiz
they would whiz
Past Conditional
I would have whizzed
you would have whizzed
he/she/it would have whizzed
we would have whizzed
you would have whizzed
they would have whizzed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.whiz - someone who is dazzlingly skilled in any fieldwhiz - someone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field
expert - a person with special knowledge or ability who performs skillfully
track star - a star runner
2.whiz - a buzzing or hissing sound as of something traveling rapidly through the air; "he heard the whiz of bullets near his head"
sound - the sudden occurrence of an audible event; "the sound awakened them"
Verb1.whiz - make a soft swishing sound; "the motor whirred"; "the car engine purred"
sound, go - make a certain noise or sound; "She went `Mmmmm'"; "The gun went `bang'"

whiz

also whizz
verb
1. To make a continuous low-pitched droning sound:
2. To make a sharp sibilant sound:
noun
1. A continuous low-pitched droning sound:
2. Informal. A person with a high degree of knowledge or skill in a particular field:
Slang: crackerjack.
Chiefly British: dab.
Translations
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žvižgati

whiz

whizz [wɪz]
A. N
1. (= ace) → as m
he's a whiz(z) at tennises un as del tenis
2. (= sound) → silbido m, zumbido m
B. VI to whiz(z) by or past [bullet, arrow] → pasar zumbando; [car] → pasar a gran velocidad
it whizzed past my headpasó (silbando) muy cerca de mi cabeza
to whizz along; go whizzing alongir como una bala
the sledge whizzed down the slopeel trineo bajó la cuesta a gran velocidad
C. CPD whiz(z) kid Nprodigio m

whiz(z)

n
(of arrow)Schwirren nt, → Sausen nt
(inf)Kanone f (inf); a computer/financial whizein Computer-/Finanzgenie nt (inf)
vi (arrow)schwirren, sausen

whiz

whizz [wɪz] vi (motorbike, sledge) → sfrecciare; (bullet) → sibilare
to whiz through the air → sfrecciare
cars were whizzing past → le macchine passavano sfrecciando
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And there was an old gentleman who shall be nameless, being too rich a mynheer to be lightly mentioned, who, in the battle of White Plains, being an excellent master of defence, parried a musket-ball with a small-sword, insomuch that he absolutely felt it whiz round the blade, and glance off at the hilt; in proof of which he was ready at any time to show the sword, with the hilt a little bent.
ag'in, en I done it too, 'ca'se de bullet glance' on his cheekbone en skip up here en glance' on de side o' de winder en whiz right acrost my face en tuck de hide off'n my nose-- why, if I'd 'a'; be'n jist a inch or a inch en a half furder 't would 'a' tuck de whole nose en disfiggered me.
There was a whiz as of a missile in the air, mingled with the murmur of a curse, a sound as of shivering glass followed, and a small, vague form went over the fence and shot away in the gloom.
I was aboard of one of Rodney’s fleet, dye see, about the time we licked De Grasse, Mounsheer Lor Quaw’s countryman, there; and the wind was here at the south’ard and east'ard; and I was below, mixing a toothful of hot stuff for the captain of marines, who dined, dye see, in the cabin, that there very same day; and I suppose he wanted to put out the captain’s fire with a gun-room ingyne; and so, just as I got it to my own liking, after tasting pretty often, for the soldier was difficult to please, slap came the foresail agin’ the mast, whiz went the ship round on her heel, like a whirligig.
A whiz and a rattle of grapeshot among the branches high above his head roused him from his dream.
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There was a strange, loud whiz and a long, silvery tinkle of broken glass.
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At first we merely dropped them on him, but we soon began to whiz them down with the added force of our muscles.
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