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Bang, an onomatopoeic word
 

Definition of the onomatopoeic word ‘whoosh’.

Whoosh
Pronunciation:
\ˈhwüsh, ˈwüsh, ˈ(h)wsh\
Function:
noun
Etymology:
imitative
Date:
1856
: a swift or explosive rush; also : the sound created by such a rush —often used interjectionally


whoosh. (2008). In Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary.
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