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Synonyms of whirring

Noun


1. whir, whirr, whirring, birr, sound

usage: sound of something in rapid motion; "whir of a bird's wings"; "the whir of the propellers"

Verb


1. whizz, whiz, whirr, whir, birr, purr, sound, go

usage: make a soft swishing sound; "the motor whirred"; "the car engine purred"

Adjective


1. whirring, noisy (vs. quiet)

usage: like the sound of rapidly vibrating wings

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