verb[with object] Scottish
- 1.1 [no object, with adverbial of direction] Rush; dash: I wheech down after himMore example sentences
- Words of uncertain origin but with a distinct onomatopoeic element include: birl to whirl, daud a thump or lump, dunt a thump, sclaff to slap, skrauch and skreich to shriek, wheech to move in a rush, yatter to chatter.
- He takes an age to lift it to the skies but eventually, wheech, up it goes, and we're all done and dusted.
early 19th century: symbolic.