Definition of Whirr

1. Noun. Sound of something in rapid motion. "The whir of the propellers"

Exact synonyms: Birr, Whir, Whirring
Generic synonyms: Sound
Derivative terms: Birr, Whir, Whir



2. Verb. Make a soft swishing sound. "The streets whirr with cars "; "The car engine purred"
Exact synonyms: Birr, Purr, Whir, Whiz, Whizz
Generic synonyms: Go, Sound
Derivative terms: Birr, Whir, Whirring, Whiz

3. Verb. Make a vibrant sound, as of some birds.
Exact synonyms: Churr
Generic synonyms: Emit, Let Loose, Let Out, Utter

Definition of Whirr

1. Verb. To move or vibrate (something) with a buzzing sound. ¹

2. Verb. (intransitive) To make a sibilant buzzing or droning sound. ¹

3. Verb. (transitive) To cause (something) to make such a sound. ¹

4. Noun. A sibilant buzz or vibration; the sound of something in rapid motion. ¹

5. Noun. A bustle of noise and excitement. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Whirr

1. to whir [v -ED, -ING, -S] - See also: whir

Lexicographical Neighbors of Whirr

whirlpit
whirlpits
whirlpool
whirlpooling
whirlpools
whirls
whirlwig
whirlwigs
whirlwind
whirlwinds
whirly
whirlybird
whirlybirds
whirlygig
whirlygigs
whirr (current term)
whirred
whirret
whirreted
whirrets
whirried
whirries
whirring
whirrings
whirrs
whirry
whirrying
whirs
whirtle
whirtles

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