Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun whoosh

1 sense of whoosh

Sense 1
swoosh, whoosh -- (the noise produced by the sudden rush of a fluid (a gas or liquid))
       => noise -- (sound of any kind (especially unintelligible or dissonant sound); "he enjoyed the street noises"; "they heard indistinct noises of people talking"; "during the firework display that ended the gala the noise reached 98 decibels")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb whoosh

3 senses of whoosh

Sense 1
woosh, whoosh -- (move with a sibilant sound; "He whooshed the doors open")
       => move, displace -- (cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense; "Move those boxes into the corner, please"; "I'm moving my money to another bank"; "The director moved more responsibilities onto his new assistant")

Sense 2
hiss, whoosh -- (move with a whooshing sound)
       => travel, go, move, locomote -- (change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically; "How fast does your new car go?"; "We travelled from Rome to Naples by bus"; "The policemen went from door to door looking for the suspect"; "The soldiers moved towards the city in an attempt to take it before night fell"; "news travelled fast")

Sense 3
whoosh -- (gush or squirt out; "Oil whooshed up when the drill hit the well")
       => spurt, spirt, gush, spout -- (gush forth in a sudden stream or jet; "water gushed forth")

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