whistleable
adjective see whistle II

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • whistleable — ləbəl adjective : capable of being whistled a whistleable tune …   Useful english dictionary

  • whistleable — adj. can be whistled; suitable for whistling …   English contemporary dictionary

  • whistleable — whis·tle·able …   English syllables

  • whistle — whistleable, adj. /hwis euhl, wis /, v., whistled, whistling, n. v.i. 1. to make a clear musical sound, a series of such sounds, or a high pitched, warbling sound by the forcible expulsion of the breath through a small opening formed by… …   Universalium

  • whistle — I. noun Usage: often attributive Etymology: Middle English, from Old English hwistle; akin to Old Norse hvīsla to whisper Date: before 12th century 1. a. a small wind instrument in which sound is produced by the forcible passage of breath through …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • The Kybosh — Infobox Musical artist Name = The Kybosh Img capt = The Kybosh L R: Brian Higgins, Anthony Doyle, Donal Cumiskey, Rob Cumiskey Img size = Landscape = Background = group or band Birth name = Alias = Born = Died = Origin = Dublin, Ireland… …   Wikipedia

  • whistle — [hwis′əl, wis′əl] vi. whistled, whistling [ME whistlen < OE hwistlian: for IE base see WHISPER] 1. a) to make a clear, shrill sound or note, or a series of these, by forcing breath between the teeth or through a narrow opening made by… …   English World dictionary

  • unwhistleable — unwhisˈtleable (↑whistleable) adj(1) • • • Main Entry: ↑un …   Useful english dictionary

  • whis|tla|ble — whis|tle|a|ble or whis|tla|ble «HWIHS uh luh buhl, HWIHS luh », adjective. that can be or is suitable for whistling; tuneful: »whistleable tunes …   Useful english dictionary

  • whis|tle|a|ble — or whis|tla|ble «HWIHS uh luh buhl, HWIHS luh », adjective. that can be or is suitable for whistling; tuneful: »whistleable tunes …   Useful english dictionary

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