whistling

Definitions of whistling
1

n the sound made by something moving rapidly or by steam coming out of a small aperture

Synonyms:
whistle
Type of:
sound
the sudden occurrence of an audible event

n the act of whistling a tune

“his cheerful whistling indicated that he enjoyed his work”
Type of:
music
musical activity (singing or whistling etc.)

n the act of signalling (e.g., summoning) by whistling or blowing a whistle

Synonyms:
whistle
Type of:
sign, signal, signaling
any nonverbal action or gesture that encodes a message

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