Meaning of whoosh

whoosh

Pronunciation: (hwsh, hwoosh, wsh, woosh), [key]
— n.
  1. a loud, rushing noise, as of air or water: a great whoosh as the door opened.
—v.i.
  1. to move swiftly with a gushing or hissing noise: gusts of wind whooshing through the trees.
—v.t.
  1. to move (an object, a person, etc.) with a whooshing motion or sound: The storm whooshed the waves over the road.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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