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whizz

verb [I + adv/prep] uk UK (US usually whiz)   /wɪz/ informal us  
to move or do something very fast: A police car whizzed by, on its way to the accident. We whizzed through the rehearsal, so that we'd be finished by lunchtime. Time just whizzes past when you're enjoying yourself.Moving quickly

whizz

noun uk   /wɪz/ UK us  

whizz noun (EXPERT)

[C usually singular] (US usually whiz) informal approving a person with a very high level of skill or knowledge in a particular subject: a computer whizz He's a whizz at poker.Experts and specialists

whizz noun (DRUG)

[U] slang for amphetamine (= a drug that makes the mind and body more active)Specific types of drugDrugs - general wordsSpecific medicines and drugs
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