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The synonyms of “Whoosh” are: hiss, woosh, be quick, hurry up, move quickly, go fast, hasten, make haste, speed, speed up, lose no time, press on, push on, run, dash, rush, hurtle, dart, race, fly, flash, shoot, streak, bolt, bound, blast, charge, chase, career, scurry, scramble, scamper, scuttle, sprint, gallop, go hell for leather, go like lightning, swoosh, rustle, murmur, sigh, moan, sough, whir, swish
Whoosh as a Noun
Definitions of "Whoosh" as a noun
According to the Oxford Dictionary of English, “whoosh” as a noun can have the following definitions:
- A sudden movement accompanied by a rushing sound.
- The noise produced by the sudden rush of a fluid (a gas or liquid.
Synonyms of "Whoosh" as a noun (8 Words)
|moan||A sound resembling a human moan.|
The moan of the wind in the chimneys.
|murmur||A low continuous background noise.|
A quiet murmur of thanks.
|rustle||A soft, muffled crackling sound like that made by the movement of dry leaves or paper.|
There was a rustle in the undergrowth behind her.
|sigh||A sound like a person sighing.|
She heard the sigh of the wind in the trees.
|sough||A moaning, whistling, or rushing sound as made by the wind in the trees or the sea.|
|swish||A shot that goes through the basket without touching the backboard or rim.|
The cow gave a swish of its tail.
|swoosh||The noise produced by the sudden rush of a fluid (a gas or liquid.|
The swoosh of surf.
|whir||A whirring sound.|
Whir of a bird s wings.
Usage Examples of "Whoosh" as a noun
- There was a big whoosh of air.
Whoosh as a Verb
Definitions of "Whoosh" as a verb
According to the Oxford Dictionary of English, “whoosh” as a verb can have the following definitions:
- Move with a sibilant sound.
- Gush or squirt out.
- Move with a whooshing sound.
- Move quickly or suddenly with a rushing sound.
Synonyms of "Whoosh" as a verb (37 Words)
|be quick||Have life, be alive.|
|blast||Make a strident sound.|
Your reputation is blasted already in the village.
|bolt||Secure or lock with a bolt.|
She bolted from her seat.
|bound||Form the boundary of be contiguous to.|
Bullets bounded off the veranda.
|career||Move swiftly and in an uncontrolled way.|
The mob careered through the streets.
|charge||File a formal charge against.|
The teacher charged the children to memorize the poem.
|chase||Try to make contact with (someone) in order to obtain something owed or required.|
Police chased the stolen car through the city.
|dart||Move along rapidly and lightly skim or dart.|
He darted his fierce iron.
|dash||Destroy or break.|
The ship was dashed upon the rocks.
|flash||Make known or cause to appear with great speed.|
Carrie flashed a glance in his direction.
|fly||Cause to fly or float.|
Rumors and accusations are flying.
|gallop||Make a horse gallop.|
The horse was galloping along.
|go fast||Be abolished or discarded.|
|go hell for leather||Follow a certain course.|
|go like lightning||Be ranked or compare.|
|hasten||Move or travel hurriedly.|
We hastened back to Paris.
|hiss||Express disapproval of someone by hissing.|
He was hissed off the stage.
|hurry up||Move very fast.|
|hurtle||Move with or as if with a rushing sound.|
A runaway car hurtled towards them.
|lose no time||Retreat.|
|make haste||To compose or represent.|
|move quickly||Give an incentive for action.|
|press on||Crowd closely.|
|push on||Press, drive, or impel (someone) to action or completion of an action.|
|race||Cause to move fast or to rush or race.|
He raced his three horses simply for the fun of it.
|run||Move about freely and without restraint or act as if running around in an uncontrolled way.|
Run a risk.
|rush||Cause to move fast or to rush or race.|
The water rushed in through the great oaken gates.
|scamper||(especially of a small animal or child) run with quick light steps, especially through fear or excitement.|
He scampered in like an overgrown puppy.
|scramble||Climb awkwardly, as if by scrambling.|
Scramble the message so that nobody can understand it.
|scurry||To move about or proceed hurriedly.|
Pedestrians scurried for cover.
|scuttle||To move about or proceed hurriedly.|
|shoot||Of a bud or shoot appear sprout.|
Shoot a glance.
|speed||Of a motorist travel at a speed that is greater than the legal limit.|
More kids than ever are speeding tripping and getting stoned.
|speed up||Move fast.|
|sprint||Run very fast, usually for a short distance.|
I saw Charlie sprinting through the traffic towards me.
|streak||Cover a surface with streaks.|
The plane streaked across the sky.
|woosh||Move with a sibilant sound.|
Usage Examples of "Whoosh" as a verb
- Oil whooshed up when the drill hit the well.
- A train whooshed by.
- He whooshed the doors open.