whistle

  • 1 Whistle — Whis tle, n. [AS. hwistle a pipe, flute, whistle. See {Whistle}, v. i.] [1913 Webster] 1. A sharp, shrill, more or less musical sound, made by forcing the breath through a small orifice of the lips, or through or instrument which gives a similar… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 Whistle! — ホイッスル! (Hoissuru!) …

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  • 3 whistle — ► NOUN 1) a clear, high pitched sound made by forcing breath through pursed lips, or between one s teeth. 2) any similar sound. 3) an instrument used to produce such a sound. ► VERB 1) emit or produce a whistle. 2) produce (a tune) in such a way …

    English terms dictionary

  • 4 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

  • 5 Whistle — Whis tle, v. t. [1913 Webster] 1. To form, utter, or modulate by whistling; as, to whistle a tune or an air. [1913 Webster] 2. To send, signal, or call by a whistle. [1913 Webster] He chanced to miss his dog; we stood still till he had whistled… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 6 Whistle ! — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Whistle. Whistle ! Type Shōnen Thèmes Football Manga Type Shōnen A …

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  • 7 whistle at — ˈwhistle at [transitive] [present tense I/you/we/they whistle at he/she/it whistles at present participle whistling at past tense whistled at …

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  • 8 Whistle — Whis tle, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Whistled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Whistling}.] [AS. hwistlian; akin to Sw. hvissla, Dan. hvisle, Icel. hv[=i]sla to whisper, and E. whisper. [root]43. See {Whisper}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To make a kind of musical sound, or… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 9 Whistle In — is a song written by Brian Wilson for the American pop band The Beach Boys. It was released on their 1967 album Smiley Smile . Details * Written by: Brian Wilson * Album: Smiley Smile * Time: 1 min 04 sec * Produced by: The Beach Boys Performers… …

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  • 10 Whistle —   [englisch, wɪsl], 1) Flöte; Pennywhistle;   2) (Triller )Pfeife, z. B. Sambawhistle (auch portugiesisch Apito), bei den Samba Umzügen verwendete, oft mehrtönige Holz oder Metallpfeife, die der Leiter des Ensembles benutzt, um Einsätze neuer… …

    Universal-Lexikon

  • 11 whistle — [v] make sharp, shrill sound blare, blast, fife, flute, hiss, pipe, shriek, signal, skirl, sound, toot, tootle, trill, warble, wheeze, whine, whiz*; concepts 65,77 …

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  • 12 Whistle! — Infobox animanga/Header name = Whistle! caption = Whistle! ja name = ホイッスル! ja name trans = Hoissuru! genre = Sports, Drama, Slice of Life, ShonenInfobox animanga/Manga title = author = Daisuke Higuchi publisher = flagicon|Japan Shueisha… …

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  • 13 Whistle — A simple whistle is a woodwind instrument which produces sound from a stream of forced air.Many types exist, from small police and sports whistles (also called pea whistles), to much larger train whistles, which are steam whistles specifically… …

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  • 14 whistle — [[t](h)wɪ̱s(ə)l[/t]] whistles, whistling, whistled 1) VERB When you whistle or when you whistle a tune, you make a series of musical notes by forcing your breath out between your lips, or your teeth. He whistled and sang snatches of songs... He… …

    English dictionary

  • 15 whistle */ — I UK [ˈwɪs(ə)l] / US / US [ˈhwɪs(ə)l] noun [countable] Word forms whistle : singular whistle plural whistles 1) a small metal or plastic object that you put in your mouth and blow to make a high sound blow a whistle: The referee blew the whistle… …

    English dictionary

  • 16 whistle — whis|tle1 [ˈwısəl] v ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(high sound)¦ 2¦(use a whistle)¦ 3¦(go/move fast)¦ 4¦(steam train/kettle)¦ 5¦(bird)¦ 6 be whistling in the dark 7 somebody can whistle for something ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1.) ¦(HIGH SOUND)¦ [I and T] to make a high or musical… …

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  • 17 whistle — whis|tle1 [ wısl, hwısl ] noun count * 1. ) a small metal or plastic object that you put in your mouth and blow to make a high sound: blow a whistle: The referee blew the whistle for half time. a ) a piece of equipment that produces a high sound …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 18 whistle — I n. instrument that produces a whistling sound 1) to blow (on) a whistle 2) a bird; factory; police; referee s whistle 3) a whistle blows, sounds act of whistling 4) to give a whistle 5) a shrill whistle misc. 6) as clean as a whistle ( very… …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 19 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… …

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  • 20 whistle — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 small metal/plastic tube that you blow ADJECTIVE ▪ dog, police, train ▪ guard s, referee s, etc. ▪ steam …

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