whooshPronunciation: (hwOOsh, hwoosh, wOOsh, woosh), [key]
a loud, rushing noise, as of air or water: a great whoosh as the door opened.
to move swiftly with a gushing or hissing noise: gusts of wind whooshing through the trees.
to move (an object, a person, etc.) with a whooshing motion or sound: The storm whooshed the waves over the road. Also,woosh.
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