Synonyms for whiz
|Grammar : Noun, verb|
|Spell : hwiz, wiz|
|Phonetic Transcription : ʰwɪz, wɪz|
Top 10 synonyms for whiz Other synonyms for the word whiz
Définition of whizOrigin :
- "clever person," 1914, probably a special use of whiz "something remarkable" (1908), an extended sense of whizz; or perhaps a shortened form of wizard. Noun phrase whiz kid is from 1930s, a take-off on a radio show's quiz kid.
- noun very intelligent person
- verb move quickly by
- Then wielding the sword aloft, he made it whiz past Mr. Landor's neck.
- Extract from : « In the Forbidden Land » by Arnold Henry Savage Landor
- A flash—a report—and the whiz of a bullet told him that he was observed.
- Extract from : « Jack Harkaway's Boy Tinker Among The Turks » by Bracebridge Hemyng
- He was about to go on to say that he wondered if he would be caught at all, when—whiz!
- Extract from : « Zodiac Town » by Nancy Byrd Turner
- The other ferry-boats have a comical appearance as they whirl and whiz past us.
- Extract from : « Lippincott's Magazine, November 1885 » by Various
- They had not gone many hundred yards before I heard the whiz of a bullet.
- Extract from : « Adventures in Many Lands » by Various
- Bang went the gun, whiz went the rocket, almost at the same moment.
- Extract from : « Black Ivory » by R.M. Ballantyne
- The school shivered as they saw it whiz straight for the weak point.
- Extract from : « The Willoughby Captains » by Talbot Baines Reed
- We had not gained more than a hundred yards when the whiz of an arrow met our ears.
- Extract from : « The Privateersman » by Frederick Marryat
- You should have heard me whiz, and seen the electric fur fly!
- Extract from : « Extract from Captain Stormfield's Visit to Heaven » by Mark Twain
- And each of the seven lifted up his voice and said, It is a whiz.
- Extract from : « The Innocents Abroad » by Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
Antonyms for whiz
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