- 1[intransitive] + adv./prep. to move very quickly, making a high continuous sound A bullet whizzed past my ear. He whizzed down the road on his motorbike.
- 2[intransitive] + adv./prep. to do something very quickly She whizzed through the work. Word Origin mid 16th cent.: imitative.
BrE BrE//wɪz//; NAmE NAmE//wɪz//(informal)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they whizz
BrE BrE//wɪz//; NAmE NAmE//wɪz//he / she / it whizzes
BrE BrE//ˈwɪzɪz//; NAmE NAmE//ˈwɪzɪz//past simple whizzed
BrE BrE//wɪzd//; NAmE NAmE//wɪzd//past participle whizzed
BrE BrE//wɪzd//; NAmE NAmE//wɪzd//-ing form whizzing
BrE BrE//ˈwɪzɪŋ//; NAmE NAmE//ˈwɪzɪŋ//