The sound produced by a sudden rush of air or liquid: the swoosh of surf
More example sentences
- The murmured swoosh of cars rushing down nearby streets, the hum of planes overhead, the shouts resonating from the bar next door; the city's strange, eternal lullaby.
- With that, they caught the swoosh of a sliding door and the clunk and clatter of someone stumbling about the dressing room - on the other side of the wall.
- Wind sounds exactly as it should, and the swoosh of the sail as it catches air and takes the boat for a ride rings just about perfect.
verb[no object] Back to top
mid 19th century: imitative.
Definition of swoosh in:
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