Crossword clues for whizz
Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Whiz \Whiz\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Whizzed; p. pr. & vb. n. Whizzing.] [Of imitative origin. ???. Cf. Whistle, and Hiss.] To make a humming or hissing sound, like an arrow or ball flying through the air; to fly or move swiftly with a sharp hissing or whistling sound. [Written also whizz.]
It flew, and whizzing, cut the liquid way.
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
"make or move with a humming, hissing sound," 1540s, of imitative origin. Meaning "to urinate" is from 1929. Related: Whizzed; whizzing. The noun is recorded from 1610s. Whizzer "something extraordinary" is from 1888.
n. (alternative spelling of whiz English) vb. (alternative spelling of whiz English)
Whizz is a 1994 isometric platform game released for the Amiga, Amiga CD32, and DOS. In 1996, it was ported to the SNES, and in 1997, to the PlayStation and Sega Saturn.
Usage examples of "whizz".
He faced the new batsman, and then, of a sudden, twirled around and sent the ball whizzing to third.
They whizzed around a bend and there was a Bekins semi nearly blocking the whole highway and Trashcan put his hands over his face, prepared to make an immediate transition to the astral plane.
And that could change with the biz whizzing through Wall Street on any given day.
Many Puerto Ricans worked out in my dojo, and several were real whizzes.
Instinctively, he floundered to the floor as a gleaming knife came whizzing from the quick hand of Foon Koo.
Both arrows whizzed past him, the rusty iron head of the second one nicking and shredding the seam of his kurta, and buried themselves in the side of the knoll.
Wildly, Eliste flung the book, and the excited nit whizzed straight at her face.
More bullets whizzed by and exploded around Reilly as he dived for cover behind the Pajero, while instinctively concentrating on trying to isolate the echo of the report to get a handle on where the shooter was.
Pierpoint drew a pistol, and sent the bullet whizzing past his ear so truly, that fear made the man obedient to the counter-orders of Pierpoint for the moment.
Raising his right arm with remarkable speed, he expertly spun a silver hoop around his raised index finger, then sent it whizzing through the air at Komananov, who flinched involuntarily only seconds before the razor-sharp quoit sliced through the blue-steel muzzle of her Makarov, halting its destructive flight only centimeters from her own gloved knuckles.
He acted as if he was on skates and whizzing across the ice, all set to do a difficult piece of figure work, one of his Salchows or something like that.
Eve had yet to speak or decide what best to do, when the elevator on the far wall whizzed open, and Summerset strode out.
The autogiro seemed to poise, motionless in the air, except for the whizz of the long-armed blades that rotated atop the ship.
I went to pass Bucky the milk and suddenly a small bottle of water went whizzing past my face: Bucky had thrown it behind her without even looking.
Rummy emptied one of his guns firing at Lo Manto, bullets cascading around the fleeing cop, shattering glass, setting off car alarms, whizzing past him at all angles, one near-miss taking out the rear tire of a parked van.