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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