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swoosh

 (swo͝osh, swo͞osh)
v. swooshed, swoosh·ing, swoosh·es
v.intr.
1. To move with or make a rushing sound.
2. To flow or swirl copiously.
v.tr.
To cause to move with or make a rushing or swirling sound.

[Imitative.]

swoosh

(swʊʃ)
vb
to make or cause to make a rustling or swirling sound, esp when moving or pouring out
n
a swirling or rustling sound or movement
[C20: of imitative origin (probably influenced by swish and swoop)]

swoosh

(swʊʃ)

v.i.
1. to move with or make a rustling or brushing sound.
2. to pour out swiftly.
v.t.
3. to cause to make or move with a rustling or brushing sound.
n.
4. a brushing or rustling sound or movement.
[1865–70; imitative]

swoosh


Past participle: swooshed
Gerund: swooshing

Imperative
swoosh
swoosh
Present
I swoosh
you swoosh
he/she/it swooshes
we swoosh
you swoosh
they swoosh
Preterite
I swooshed
you swooshed
he/she/it swooshed
we swooshed
you swooshed
they swooshed
Present Continuous
I am swooshing
you are swooshing
he/she/it is swooshing
we are swooshing
you are swooshing
they are swooshing
Present Perfect
I have swooshed
you have swooshed
he/she/it has swooshed
we have swooshed
you have swooshed
they have swooshed
Past Continuous
I was swooshing
you were swooshing
he/she/it was swooshing
we were swooshing
you were swooshing
they were swooshing
Past Perfect
I had swooshed
you had swooshed
he/she/it had swooshed
we had swooshed
you had swooshed
they had swooshed
Future
I will swoosh
you will swoosh
he/she/it will swoosh
we will swoosh
you will swoosh
they will swoosh
Future Perfect
I will have swooshed
you will have swooshed
he/she/it will have swooshed
we will have swooshed
you will have swooshed
they will have swooshed
Future Continuous
I will be swooshing
you will be swooshing
he/she/it will be swooshing
we will be swooshing
you will be swooshing
they will be swooshing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been swooshing
you have been swooshing
he/she/it has been swooshing
we have been swooshing
you have been swooshing
they have been swooshing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been swooshing
you will have been swooshing
he/she/it will have been swooshing
we will have been swooshing
you will have been swooshing
they will have been swooshing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been swooshing
you had been swooshing
he/she/it had been swooshing
we had been swooshing
you had been swooshing
they had been swooshing
Conditional
I would swoosh
you would swoosh
he/she/it would swoosh
we would swoosh
you would swoosh
they would swoosh
Past Conditional
I would have swooshed
you would have swooshed
he/she/it would have swooshed
we would have swooshed
you would have swooshed
they would have swooshed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.swoosh - 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.swoosh - move with or cause to move with a whistling or hissing sound; "The bubbles swoshed around in the glass"; "The curtain swooshed open"
sound, go - make a certain noise or sound; "She went `Mmmmm'"; "The gun went `bang'"
Translations

swoosh

virauschen; (tyres in rain etc)pfeifen, sirren; (air)brausen; (skirts, curtains)rauschen
nRauschen nt; (of air)Brausen nt; (of tyres in rain etc)Pfeifen nt, → Sirren nt; (of skirts, curtains)Rauschen nt
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