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    whistle - Dictionary definition and meaning for word whistle

    Definition
    (noun) the sound made by something moving rapidly or by steam coming out of a small aperture
    Synonyms : whistling
    Definition
    (noun) the act of signalling (e.g., summoning) by whistling or blowing a whistle
    Synonyms : whistling
    Example Sentence
    • the whistle signalled the end of the game
    Definition
    (noun) a small wind instrument that produces a whistling sound by blowing into it Definition
    (noun) acoustic device that forces air or steam against an edge or into a cavity and so produces a loud shrill sound Definition
    (noun) an inexpensive fipple flute
    Synonyms : pennywhistle , tin whistle
    Definition
    (verb) make whistling sounds
    Example Sentence
    • He lay there, snoring and whistling
    Definition
    (verb) move with, or as with, a whistling sound
    Example Sentence
    • The bullets whistled past him
    Definition
    (verb) utter or express by whistling
    Example Sentence
    • She whistled a melody
    Definition
    (verb) move, send, or bring as if by whistling
    Example Sentence
    • Her optimism whistled away these worries
    Definition
    (verb) make a whining, ringing, or whistling sound
    Synonyms : sing
    Example Sentence
    • the kettle was singing
    • the bullet sang past his ear
    Definition
    (verb) give a signal by whistling
    Example Sentence
    • She whistled for her maid
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