What are some alternative words for whistle?

Synonyms for whistleˈʰwɪs əl, ˈwɪs-

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. whistle, whistling(noun)

    the sound made by something moving rapidly or by steam coming out of a small aperture

    Synonyms:
    pennywhistle, whistling, whistle, tin whistle

  2. whistle, whistling(noun)

    the act of signalling (e.g., summoning) by whistling or blowing a whistle

    "the whistle signalled the end of the game"

    Synonyms:
    pennywhistle, whistling, whistle, tin whistle

  3. whistle(noun)

    a small wind instrument that produces a whistling sound by blowing into it

    Synonyms:
    pennywhistle, whistling, tin whistle

  4. whistle(noun)

    acoustic device that forces air or steam against an edge or into a cavity and so produces a loud shrill sound

    Synonyms:
    pennywhistle, whistling, tin whistle

  5. pennywhistle, tin whistle, whistle(verb)

    an inexpensive fipple flute

    Synonyms:
    pennywhistle, whistling, whistle, tin whistle

  6. whistle(verb)

    make whistling sounds

    "He lay there, snoring and whistling"

    Synonyms:
    sing

  7. whistle(verb)

    move with, or as with, a whistling sound

    "The bullets whistled past him"

    Synonyms:
    sing

  8. whistle(verb)

    utter or express by whistling

    "She whistled a melody"

    Synonyms:
    sing

  9. whistle(verb)

    move, send, or bring as if by whistling

    "Her optimism whistled away these worries"

    Synonyms:
    sing

  10. whistle, sing(verb)

    make a whining, ringing, or whistling sound

    "the kettle was singing"; "the bullet sang past his ear"

    Synonyms:
    spill the beans, blab, babble, tattle, peach, let the cat out of the bag, blab out, babble out, sing, whistle, talk

  11. whistle(verb)

    give a signal by whistling

    "She whistled for her maid"

    Synonyms:
    sing

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

hissing, whistling, alarm


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