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  1. whirrnoun

    Synonyms:
    buzz, drone, hum, whizz, whistle, hustle, bustle, purr, whine

  2. whirrnoun

    To move or vibrate (something) with a buzzing sound.

    Synonyms:
    drone, whizz, buzz, whistle, bustle, whine, purr, hustle, hum

  3. whirrverb

    To make a sibilant buzzing or droning sound.

    Synonyms:
    hum, whizz, bustle, hustle, whistle, drone, whine, purr, buzz

  4. whirrverb

    To cause (something) to make such a sound.

    Synonyms:
    buzz, purr, drone, whizz, whistle, whine, hum

Princeton's WordNet

  1. whir, whirr, whirring, birrverb

    sound of something in rapid motion

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

    Synonyms:
    whir, 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, whir

  3. churr, whirrverb

    make a vibrant sound, as of some birds

    Synonyms:
    whizz, whiz, birr, whir, purr, churr

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