I. verb Etymology: imitative Date: 1867 intransitive verb 1. to make or move with a rushing sound <
a car swooshed by
2. gush, swirl transitive verb to discharge or transport with a rushing sound II. noun Date: 1885 an act or instance of swooshing

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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