[syn: zoom, zoom along, whizz, whizz along]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Whiz \Whiz\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Whizzed; p. pr. & vb. n.
Whizzing.] [Of imitative origin. ???. Cf. Whistle, and
To make a humming or hissing sound, like an arrow or ball
flying through the air; to fly or move swiftly with a sharp
hissing or whistling sound. [Written also whizz.]
It flew, and whizzing, cut the liquid way. --Dryden.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
n 1: someone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field [syn: ace,
adept, champion, sensation, maven, mavin,
virtuoso, genius, hotshot, star, superstar,
whiz, whizz, wizard, wiz]
v 1: make a soft swishing sound; "the motor whirred"; "the car
engine purred" [syn: whizz, whiz, whirr, whir,
2: move along very quickly [syn: zoom, zoom along, whizz,