Synonyms of whistling


1. whistle, whistling, sound

usage: the sound made by something moving rapidly or by steam coming out of a small aperture

2. whistling, music

usage: the act of whistling a tune; "his cheerful whistling indicated that he enjoyed his work"

3. whistle, whistling, signal, signaling, sign

usage: the act of signalling (e.g., summoning) by whistling or blowing a whistle; "the whistle signalled the end of the game"


1. whistle, sound, go

usage: make whistling sounds; "He lay there, snoring and whistling"

2. whistle, travel, go, move, locomote

usage: move with, or as with, a whistling sound; "The bullets whistled past him"

3. whistle, communicate, intercommunicate

usage: utter or express by whistling; "She whistled a melody"

4. whistle, move, displace

usage: move, send, or bring as if by whistling; "Her optimism whistled away these worries"

5. whistle, sing, sound, go

usage: make a whining, ringing, or whistling sound; "the kettle was singing"; "the bullet sang past his ear"

6. whistle, sign, signal, signalize, signalise

usage: give a signal by whistling; "She whistled for her maid"

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Definition and meaning of whistling (Dictionary)