Skip to definition.
Get the FREE one-click dictionary software for Windows or the iPhone/iPad and Android apps

Noun: whirring  wur-ing
  1. Sound of something in rapid motion
    "whirring of a bird's wings";
    - whir, whirr, birr
Adjective: whirring  wur-ing
  1. Like the sound of rapidly vibrating wings
Verb: whir (whirred,whirring)  wur
  1. Make a soft swishing sound
    "the motor whirred";
    - whizz, whiz, whirr, birr, purr

Derived forms: whirrings

See also: noisy

Type of: go, sound

Encyclopedia: Whirring