Übersetzung von “whistle” — Englisch–Französisch Wörterbuch


noun countablewhistle /ˈʰwɪsəl, ˈwɪs-/
a small object you blow into to make a high sound
sifflet masculine

to blow a whistle
the sound of sb whistling through their lips
sifflement masculine , dissatisfied: sifflet masculine

a loud whistle from someone in the crowd
un sifflet sonore venant d'une personne dans la foule


verbwhistle /ˈʰwɪsəl, ˈwɪs-/
transitive-intransitive to make a musical sound by blowing air out through your lips
siffler , siffloter

My grandfather loved to whistle.
Mon grand-père adorait siffloter.

I'll whistle the tune.
Je vais siffler l'air.
intransitive to make a high sound

The wind whistled through the pines.
Le vent sifflait dans les pins.

(Übersetzung von “whistle” aus dem GLOBAL English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)


verb /ˈwisl/

to make a shrill, often musical, sound by forcing one’s breath between the lips or teeth

Can you whistle?
He whistled to attract my attention
He whistled a happy tune.

to make such a sound with a device designed for this

The electric kettle’s whistling
The referee whistled for half-time.

to make a shrill sound in passing through the air

passer en sifflant
The bullet whistled past his head.

(of the wind) to blow with a shrill sound

She could hear the wind whistling in the trees.



a musical pipe designed to make a whistling noise

a tin whistle.

an instrument used by policemen, referees etc to make a whistling noise

The referee blew his whistle at the end of the game.

(Übersetzung von “whistle” aus dem PASSWORD English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)