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Verb: whiz (whizzed,whizzing)  wiz
  1. Make a soft swishing sound
    "the motor whizzed";
    - whizz, whirr, whir, birr, purr
Noun: whiz  wiz
  1. [informal] Someone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field
    - ace [informal], adept, champion, sensation, maven [US, informal], mavin [US, informal], virtuoso, genius, hotshot [informal], star, superstar, whizz [informal], wizard [informal], wiz [informal], megastar [informal]
  2. A buzzing or hissing sound as of something travelling rapidly through the air
    "he heard the whiz of bullets near his head"

Derived forms: whizes

Type of: expert, go, sound

Encyclopedia: Whiz