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Definitions for whoosh
ʰwuʃ, ʰwʊʃ, wuʃ, wʊʃwhoosh

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  1. swoosh, whooshverb

    the noise produced by the sudden rush of a fluid (a gas or liquid)

  2. woosh, whooshverb

    move with a sibilant sound

    "He whooshed the doors open"

  3. hiss, whooshverb

    move with a whooshing sound

  4. whooshverb

    gush or squirt out

    "Oil whooshed up when the drill hit the well"


  1. whooshnoun

    A breathy sound like that of an object passing at high speed.

  2. whooshverb

    To make a breathy sound like a whoosh.


  1. whoosh

    Whoosh! is the twenty-first studio album by English rock band Deep Purple, released on 7 August 2020. Although he appeared on their next album Turning to Crime, this is the last studio album of original material to feature longtime guitarist Steve Morse, who left the band in July 2022.


  1. whoosh

    Whoosh is a term used to describe a swift or sudden movement that creates a rushing or sweeping sound. It could also refer to a gasping or bursting sound. Additionally, "whoosh" is often used in a figurative sense to indicate something happening very quickly or unexpectedly.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of whoosh in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of whoosh in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of whoosh in a Sentence

  1. Donna Lewis:

    Nancy Pelosi said,' Chris Lewis, pick me out some, send me about four or five,' since then, whoosh, like a rocket -- it's been overwhelming.

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