whir: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (hwûr, wûr), [key]
— v., n. whirred, whir•ring,
- to go, fly, revolve, or otherwise move quickly with a humming or buzzing sound: An electric fan whirred softly in the corner.
- to move or transport (a thing, person, etc.) with a whirring sound: The plane whirred them away into the night.
- an act or sound of whirring: the whir of wings.
- whir (Thesaurus)