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Definition of swoosh verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

swoosh

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//swuːʃ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//swuːʃ//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they swoosh
BrE BrE//swuːʃ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//swuːʃ//
 
he / she / it swooshes
BrE BrE//ˈswuːʃɪz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈswuːʃɪz//
 
past simple swooshed
BrE BrE//swuːʃt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//swuːʃt//
 
past participle swooshed
BrE BrE//swuːʃt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//swuːʃt//
 
-ing form swooshing
BrE BrE//ˈswuːʃɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈswuːʃɪŋ//
 
 
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[intransitive] + adv./prep. to move quickly through the air in a way that makes a sound Cars and trucks swooshed past. Word Origin mid 19th cent.: imitative.

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