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English noun: whizz

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

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

Broader (hypernym)expert

Narrower (hyponym)track star

English verb: whizz

1. whizz (perception) make a soft swishing sound

SamplesThe motor whirred.
The car engine purred.

Synonymsbirr, purr, whir, whirr, whiz

Pattern of useSomething ----s

Broader (hypernym)go, sound

2. whizz (motion) move along very quickly

Synonymswhizz along, zoom, zoom along

Pattern of useSomething is ----ing PP.
Somebody ----s PP

Broader (hypernym)hurry, speed, travel rapidly, zip

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