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English definition of “swish”

swish

noun [C] (MOVEMENT)    /swɪʃ/
a quick movement through the air, making a soft sound: With a swish of the curtains, the stage was revealed.Sounds made by objects, movement or impactMovement through the airAviationTravelling by aircraft
(Definition of swish noun (MOVEMENT) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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