AskDefine | Define whish

Word Net

whish

Verb

1 make a sibilant sound
2 move with a whishing sound; "The car whished past her"

English

Pronunciation

  • , /wɪʃ/, /wIS/ or , /ʍɪʃ/, /WIS/ (in Scottish English and some English accents)
    Rhymes with: -ɪʃ

Homophones

Interjection

  1. alternative spelling of whisht

Translations

whisht
  • Finnish: hys

Noun

  1. A sibilant sound, especially that of rapid movement through the air.

Translations

a sibilant sound
  • Finnish: viuhahdus, suhahdus

Verb

  1. To make such a sound.

Translations

to make such a sound
  • Finnish: viuhahtaa, suhahtaa
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