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Related to woosh: swoosh
n. & v.
Variant of whoosh.
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a variant spelling of whoosh
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whoosh(ʰwuʃ, ʰwʊʃ, wuʃ, wʊʃ)
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.
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Past participle: wooshed
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|Verb||1.||woosh - move with a sibilant sound; "He whooshed the doors open"|
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