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English definition of “whoosh”

whoosh

verb [I usually + adv/prep]     /wʊʃ/ informal
to move along quickly, making a soft sound like the wind: A fast motorboat whooshed by.Moving quicklySounds made by objects, movement or impact
(Definition of whoosh verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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