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Synonyms for whir
ʰwɜr, wɜrwhir

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  1. whir, whirr, whirring, birrverb

    sound of something in rapid motion

    "whir of a bird's wings"; "the whir of the propellers"

    Synonyms:
    whirr, birr, whirring

  2. whizz, whiz, whirr, whir, birr, purrverb

    make a soft swishing sound

    "the motor whirred"; "the car engine purred"

    Synonyms:
    churr, make vibrant sounds, whizz, birr, zoom, whizz along, whiz, purr, zoom along, whirr

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