whir

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To hurry a long with a whizzing sound
make a soft swishing sound; "the motor whirred"; "the car engine purred"
A buzzing or whizzing sound produced by rapid or whirling motion; as, the whir of a partridge; the whir of a spinning wheel
see whirr. another spelling of whirr
sound of something in rapid motion; "whir of a bird's wings"; "the whir of the propellers
sound of something in rapid motion; "whir of a bird's wings"; "the whir of the propellers"
alternative spelling of whirr
To whirl round, or revolve, with a whizzing noise; to fly or more quickly with a buzzing or whizzing sound; to whiz
{f} buzz, rustle rapidly
{i} buzz, rapid rustling (e.g. of a bird´s wings)
whirr
To make a sibilant buzzing or droning sound
whirr
A sibilant buzz or vibration; the sound of something in rapid motion
whirr
To move or vibrate (something) with a buzzing sound
whirr
A bustle of noise and excitement
whirr
To cause (something) to make such a sound
whirring
{n} a noise made by a pheasant's wings
To whir
whirry
whirr
make a vibrant sound, as of some birds
whirr
make a soft swishing sound; "the motor whirred"; "the car engine purred"
whirr
sound of something in rapid motion; "whir of a bird's wings"; "the whir of the propellers"
whirr
When something such as a machine or an insect's wing whirrs, it makes a series of low sounds so quickly that they seem like one continuous sound. The camera whirred and clicked. the whirring sound of the film projector. Whirr is also a noun. He could hear the whirr of a vacuum cleaner. Variant of whir. to make a fairly quiet regular sound, like the sound of a bird or insect moving its wings very fast (Probably from a language)
whirr
{i} low buzzing sound, hum
whirred
past of whirr
whirring
like the sound of rapidly vibrating wings
whirring
sound of something in rapid motion; "whir of a bird's wings"; "the whir of the propellers"
whirring
present participle of the verb to whir
whirrs
plural of , whirr
whirrs
third-person singular of whirr
whir

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    Etymologie

    (verb.) 15th century. Middle English quirren, probably of Scandinavian origin; akin to Danish hvirre to whirl, whir.

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