Definition of Whirr in English :

Define Whirr in English

Whirr meaning in English

Meaning of Whirr in English

Pronunciation of Whirr in English

Whirr pronunciation in English

Pronounce Whirr in English


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1. birr, whir, whirr, whirring

sound of something in rapid motion

Example Sentences:
'whir of a bird's wings'
'the whir of the propellers'


2. birr, purr, whir, whirr, whiz, whizz

make a soft swishing sound

Example Sentences:
'the motor whirred'
'the car engine purred'

3. churr, whirr

make a vibrant sound, as of some birds

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


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v. & n.
Chiefly British
Variant of whir.

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