whoosh (wsh, hwsh, wsh, hwsh) also woosh (wsh, wsh)
1. A sibilant sound: the whoosh of the high-speed elevator.
2. A swift movement or flow; a rush or spurt.
intr.v. whooshed, whoosh·ing, whoosh·es also wooshed or woosh·ing or woosh·es
1. To make a soft sibilant sound.
2. To move or flow swiftly, often when making such a sound.
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