whoosh

Definitions of whoosh
  1. noun
    the noise produced by the sudden rush of a fluid (a gas or liquid)
    synonyms: swoosh
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    type of:
    noise
    sound of any kind (especially unintelligible or dissonant sound)
  2. verb
    move with a sibilant sound
    “He whooshed the doors open”
    synonyms: woosh
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    type of:
    displace, move
    cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense
  3. verb
    move with a whooshing sound
    synonyms: hiss
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    type of:
    go, locomote, move, travel
    change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically
  4. verb
    gush or squirt out
    “Oil whooshed up when the drill hit the well”
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    type of:
    gush, spirt, spout, spurt
    gush forth in a sudden stream or jet
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