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English noun: whiz

1. whiz (person) someone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field


Synonymsace, adept, champion, genius, hotshot, maven, mavin, sensation, star, superstar, virtuoso, whizz, wiz, wizard


Broader (hypernym)expert


Narrower (hyponym)track star

2. whiz (event) a buzzing or hissing sound as of something traveling rapidly through the air


SamplesHe heard the whiz of bullets near his head.


Broader (hypernym)sound


English verb: whiz

1. whiz (perception) make a soft swishing sound


SamplesThe motor whirred.
The car engine purred.


Synonymsbirr, purr, whir, whirr, whizz


Pattern of useSomething ----s


Broader (hypernym)go, sound









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