whiz /ˈhwɪz, ˈwɪz/
Whiz v. i. [imp. & p. p. Whizzed p. pr. & vb. n. Whizzing.] 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. --Dryden.
Whiz, n. A hissing and humming sound.
Like the whiz of my crossbow. --Coleridge.
n 1: someone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field [syn: ace,
adept, champion, sensation, maven, mavin, virtuoso,
genius, hotshot, star, superstar, whizz, wizard,
2: a buzzing or hissing sound as of something traveling rapidly
through the air; "he heard the whiz of bullets near his
v : make a soft swishing sound; "the motor whirred"; "the car
engine purred" [syn: whizz, whirr, whir, birr, purr]
[also: whizzing, whizzes, whizzed]