Whiz

Definition of Whiz

v. i.1.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.
[imp. & p. p. Whizzed ; p. pr. & vb. n. Whizzing.]
It flew, and whizzing, cut the liquid way.
- Dryden.
n.1.A hissing and humming sound.
Like the whiz of my crossbow.
- Coleridge.

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