Whoosh – meaning of the word and examples

A soft sound made by something moving fast through the air or like that made when air is pushed out of something. (Cambridge Dictionary)

A sudden fast movement of a liquid or air. (Cambridge Dictionary)

People sometimes say ‘whoosh‘ when they are emphasising the fact that something happens very suddenly or very fast. (Collins Dictionary)

If something whooshes somewhere, it moves there quickly or suddenly. (Collins Dictionary)

whoosh of air or water is a sudden rush of it. (Collins Dictionary)

A swift or explosive rush. (Merriam – Webster)

Move quickly or suddenly with a rushing sound. (Oxford Dictionaries)

Examples

Whoosh. Know your meme.

“Whoosh” is an onomatopoeia for the sound of a fast moving object flying over someone’s head.

https://knowyourmeme.com/memes/whoosh-you-missed-the-joke

Ready or not. Shelley Sackier.

https://shelleysackier.com/2014/03/22/ready-or-not/

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