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 Meanings and Examples of WHIZZ
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
whizz
 v.  make a soft swishing sound
 v.  move along very quickly
Classic Sentence:
1  The whole tree hummed with the whizz they made, as if each bird plucked a wire.
Between the Acts By Virginia Woolf
Get Context   In Unit 12
2  A whizz, a buzz rose from the bird-buzzing, bird-vibrant, bird-blackened tree.
Between the Acts By Virginia Woolf
Get Context   In Unit 12
3  The tree became a rhapsody, a quivering cacophony, a whizz and vibrant rapture, branches, leaves, birds syllabling discordantly life, life, life, without measure, without stop devouring the tree.
Between the Acts By Virginia Woolf
Get Context   In Unit 12
4  There, it is nine o'clock, she interrupted, hearing a whizz and a dinging downstairs.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 2: 8 Firmness Is Discovered in a Gentle Heart
5  I threw my head back to a glinting whizz that traversed the pilot-house, in at one shutter-hole and out at the other.
Heart of Darkness By Joseph Conrad
Get Context   In II
6  He was continually imagining that a cannon ball was flying toward him with a terrific whizz, and then he shuddered and sat up.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 11: CHAPTER VIII
7  Faster, faster, faster, it whizzed, whirred, buzzed, till all the flails became one flail and up soared the plane away and away.
Between the Acts By Virginia Woolf
Get Context   In Unit 1
8  While she remained thus, overcome by her forebodings, the old clock indoors whizzed forth twelve strokes.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 3: 7 The Morning and the Evening of a Day
9  As I passed the corner which leads from Bentinck Street on to the Welbeck Street crossing a two-horse van furiously driven whizzed round and was on me like a flash.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In XII. The Adventure of The Final Problem
10  Something whizzed sharply by his very ear, and at the same instant there was the sound of a shot.
Fathers and Children By Ivan Turgenev
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIV
11  The command to form up rang out and the sabers whizzed as they were drawn from their scabbards.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER XIX
12  They fired a shot apiece as they started, but their bullets whizzed by and didn't do us any harm.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXX
13  The bell rung, the steamer whizzed, the engine groaned and coughed, and away swept the boat down the river.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII
14  The whizzing of shafts and of missiles, on both sides, was only interrupted by the shouts which arose when either side inflicted or sustained some notable loss.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIX
15  Lo, he all the fiercer was poising another weapon high by his ear; while they hesitate, the spear went whizzing through both Tagus' temples, and pierced and stuck fast in the warm brain.
The Aeneid By Virgil
Get Context   In BOOK NINTH
Example Sentence:
1  Stewart felt a bottle whizz past his head.
2  Trains whizz through the station by the village on their way to London every day.
3  A police car whizzed by, on its way to the accident.