Definition of whoosh noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//wʊʃ//
; NAmE NAmE//wʊʃ//
; BrE BrE//wuːʃ//
; NAmE NAmE//wuːʃ//
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[usually singular] (informal) the sudden movement and sound of air or water rushing past a whoosh of air There was a whoosh as everything went up in flames. Word Originmid 19th cent.: imitative.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: whoosh

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