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whoosh

 (wo͞osh, hwo͞osh, wo͝osh, hwo͝osh) also woosh (wo͞osh, wo͝osh)
n.
1. A sibilant sound: the whoosh of the high-speed elevator.
2. A swift movement or flow; a rush or spurt.
intr.v. whooshed, whoosh·ing, whoosh·es also wooshed or woosh·ing or woosh·es
1. To make a soft sibilant sound.
2. To move or flow swiftly, often when making such a sound.

[Imitative.]

whoosh

(wʊʃ) or

woosh

n
1. a hissing or rushing sound
2. a rush of emotion: a whoosh of happiness.
vb
(intr) to make or move with a hissing or rushing sound

whoosh

(ʰwuʃ, ʰwʊʃ, wuʃ, wʊʃ)

also woosh



n., v. n.
1. a loud, rushing noise, as of air or water: a great whoosh as the door opened.
v.i.
2. to move swiftly with a gushing or hissing noise: gusts of wind whooshing down the street.
v.t.
3. to move (an object, a person, etc.) with a whooshing motion or sound: The storm whooshed the waves over the road.
[1840–50; imitative]

whoosh


Past participle: whooshed
Gerund: whooshing

Imperative
whoosh
whoosh
Present
I whoosh
you whoosh
he/she/it whooshes
we whoosh
you whoosh
they whoosh
Preterite
I whooshed
you whooshed
he/she/it whooshed
we whooshed
you whooshed
they whooshed
Present Continuous
I am whooshing
you are whooshing
he/she/it is whooshing
we are whooshing
you are whooshing
they are whooshing
Present Perfect
I have whooshed
you have whooshed
he/she/it has whooshed
we have whooshed
you have whooshed
they have whooshed
Past Continuous
I was whooshing
you were whooshing
he/she/it was whooshing
we were whooshing
you were whooshing
they were whooshing
Past Perfect
I had whooshed
you had whooshed
he/she/it had whooshed
we had whooshed
you had whooshed
they had whooshed
Future
I will whoosh
you will whoosh
he/she/it will whoosh
we will whoosh
you will whoosh
they will whoosh
Future Perfect
I will have whooshed
you will have whooshed
he/she/it will have whooshed
we will have whooshed
you will have whooshed
they will have whooshed
Future Continuous
I will be whooshing
you will be whooshing
he/she/it will be whooshing
we will be whooshing
you will be whooshing
they will be whooshing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been whooshing
you have been whooshing
he/she/it has been whooshing
we have been whooshing
you have been whooshing
they have been whooshing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been whooshing
you will have been whooshing
he/she/it will have been whooshing
we will have been whooshing
you will have been whooshing
they will have been whooshing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been whooshing
you had been whooshing
he/she/it had been whooshing
we had been whooshing
you had been whooshing
they had been whooshing
Conditional
I would whoosh
you would whoosh
he/she/it would whoosh
we would whoosh
you would whoosh
they would whoosh
Past Conditional
I would have whooshed
you would have whooshed
he/she/it would have whooshed
we would have whooshed
you would have whooshed
they would have whooshed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.whoosh - the noise produced by the sudden rush of a fluid (a gas or liquid)
noise - sound of any kind (especially unintelligible or dissonant sound); "he enjoyed the street noises"; "they heard indistinct noises of people talking"; "during the firework display that ended the gala the noise reached 98 decibels"
Verb1.whoosh - move with a sibilant sound; "He whooshed the doors open"
move, displace - cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense; "Move those boxes into the corner, please"; "I'm moving my money to another bank"; "The director moved more responsibilities onto his new assistant"
2.whoosh - move with a whooshing sound
go, locomote, move, travel - change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically; "How fast does your new car go?"; "We travelled from Rome to Naples by bus"; "The policemen went from door to door looking for the suspect"; "The soldiers moved towards the city in an attempt to take it before night fell"; "news travelled fast"
3.whoosh - gush or squirt out; "Oil whooshed up when the drill hit the well"
gush, spirt, spout, spurt - gush forth in a sudden stream or jet; "water gushed forth"

whoosh

verb
To make a sharp sibilant sound:
Translations

whoosh

[wʊ(ː)ʃ] N ruido del agua que sale bajo presión, o del viento fuerte
it came out with a whooshsalió con mucha fuerza

whoosh

hwʊʃ]
nsouffle m d'air
vi
to whoosh past → passer à toute vitesse
to whoosh along → filer à toute vitesse

whoosh

n (of water)Rauschen nt; (of air)Zischen nt
virauschen; (air)zischen; a train whooshed pastein Zug schoss or brauste vorbei

whoosh

[wuʃ] n it came out with a whoosh (sauce, water) → è uscito/a di getto; (air) → è uscito/a con un sibilo
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Instead, she gives him a sunflower, which whooshes and swooshes surprisingly well.
The lava's journey ends when it whooshes into the sea, sending a hissing cloud of steam skyward.
Then you are deflected either right towards the banqueting hall or left to a foyer in which space whooshes upwards and you can see, though not reach, galleries in which the circulation of the first and second floors is exposed.