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whoosh

 
pronunciation:
wUsh
parts of speech:
noun, verb
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part of speech: noun
definition: a loud rushing or gushing sound, as made by air or water moving rapidly.
I was kept awake by the whoosh of cars on the street in front of my house.
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: whooshes, whooshing, whooshed
definition: to make a rushing or gushing sound, or to move something with such a sound.
Water whooshed down the drain.She whooshed the pile of papers off the table and onto the floor.
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