Meaning of whiz

whiz

Pronunciation: (hwiz, wiz), [key]
— v., n. whizzed, whiz•zing,
—v.i.
  1. to make a humming, buzzing, or hissing sound, as an object passing swiftly through the air.
  2. to move or rush with such a sound: The angry hornets whizzed by in a cloud.
—v.t.
  1. to cause to whiz.
  2. to treat with a whizzer.
—n.
  1. a person who is quite good at a particular activity, in a certain field, etc.: She's a whiz at math.
  2. the sound of a whizzing object.
  3. a swift movement producing such a sound.

whiz

Pronunciation: (hwiz, wiz), [key]
  1. wizard (def. 3).
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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