Definition of whir

Scrabble & Words with friends points


  • whir is a valid Scrabble US word with a point value of 10
  • whir is a valid Scrabble UK word with a point value of 10
  • whir is a valid Words with friends word with a point value of 9

Definition of whir


  • make a soft swishing sound (verb)

    Examples

    1. the motor whirred

    Synonyms

    1. birr
    2. purr
    3. whirr
    4. whiz
    5. whizz
  • sound of something in rapid motion (noun)

    Examples

    1. whir of a bird's wings
    2. the whir of the propellers

    Synonyms

    1. birr
    2. whirr
    3. whirring

See definition of whir in Merriam Webster

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