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whereabouts in or near what location; about where. [2 definitions]
whereas while in contrast. [2 definitions]
whereupon after which; as a consequence.
wherever in, at, or toward whatever place or situation. [2 definitions]
whether used to introduce one choice or alternative. [2 definitions]
whey the watery part of milk that is left when the curds are separated out in making cheese.
which what one or ones. [7 definitions]
whichever whatever or any one that. [2 definitions]
whiff a faint smell carried on the air. [2 definitions]
while a period of time. [5 definitions]
whim a sudden desire, thought, or change of mind.
whimper to cry in weak, broken sounds. [2 definitions]
whine to make a long, high cry that expresses pain, complaint, or fear. [4 definitions]
whinny to make the sound of a horse; neigh. [2 definitions]
whip to strike or beat with quick, repeated strokes with a long, thin strap, or a rod. [7 definitions]
whippoorwill a bird with gray, black, and white feathers that lives in eastern North America and eats insects. The whippoorwill sings at night, and its call sounds like its name.
whir to move or turn quickly with a humming or buzzing sound. [2 definitions]
whirl to turn or spin quickly on a central point. [8 definitions]
whirlpool water turning rapidly about a center and pulling downward.
whirlwind a small storm in which a column of air turns rapidly around a central axis as the storm moves forward. Tornadoes are whirlwinds. [3 definitions]
whisk to brush off or carry off with, or as though with, a quick, light sweep of the hand or a brush. [2 definitions]