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Definitions of whistle:
  • noun:   acoustic device that forces air or steam against an edge or into a cavity and so produces a loud shrill sound
  • noun:   the act of signalling (e.g., summoning) by whistling or blowing a whistle
    Example: "The whistle signalled the end of the game"
  • noun:   the sound made by something moving rapidly or by steam coming out of a small aperture
  • noun:   an inexpensive fipple flute
  • verb:   move with, or as with, a whistling sound
    Example: "The bullets whistled past him"
  • verb:   move, send, or bring as if by whistling
    Example: "Her optimism whistled away these worries"
  • verb:   make whistling sounds
  • verb:   utter or express by whistling
    Example: "She whistled a melody"
  • verb:   give a signal by whistling
    Example: "She whistled for her maid"
  • verb:   make a whining, ringing, or whistling sound
  • name:  A surname (very rare: popularity rank in the U.S.: #76195)

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See whistle used in context: 66 poetry verses, 10 Shakespeare works, 2 Mother Goose rhymes, 22 definitions

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