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English noun: whoosh

1. whoosh (event) the noise produced by the sudden rush of a fluid (a gas or liquid)


Broader (hypernym)noise

English verb: whoosh

1. whoosh (motion) move with a sibilant sound

SamplesHe whooshed the doors open.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)displace, move

2. whoosh (motion) move with a whooshing sound


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

Broader (hypernym)go, locomote, move, travel

3. whoosh (motion) gush or squirt out

SamplesOil whooshed up when the drill hit the well.

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

Broader (hypernym)gush, spirt, spout, spurt

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