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Meaning of WHIZ

Pronunciation:  wiz

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a buzzing or hissing sound as of something traveling rapidly through the air; "he heard the whiz of bullets near his head"
  2. [n]  someone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field
  3. [v]  make a soft swishing sound, as of a motor working or wings flapping

WHIZ is a 4 letter word that starts with W.


 Synonyms: ace, adept, birr, genius, hotshot, maven, purr, sensation, star, virtuoso, whir, whirr, whizz, whizz, wiz, wizard
 See Also: expert, go, sound, sound, track star



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Whiz\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Whizzed}; p. pr. & vb. n.
    {Whizzing}.] [Of imitative origin. ???. Cf. {Whistle}, and
    To make a humming or hissing sound, like an arrow or ball
    flying through the air; to fly or move swiftly with a sharp
    hissing or whistling sound. [Written also {whizz}.]
          It flew, and whizzing, cut the liquid way. --Dryden.
  2. \Whiz\, n.
    A hissing and humming sound.
          Like the whiz of my crossbow.            --Coleridge.