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wheech Line breaks: wheech
Pronunciation: /hwiːx/

Definition of wheech in English:


[with object] Scottish
1Snatch or remove (something) quickly: I wheeched the duvet off Gavin’s bed
1.1 [no object, with adverbial of direction] Rush; dash: I wheech down after him
More 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.

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