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"whizz" in British English

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whizzverb [I + adv/prep]

UK (US usually whiz, US also wiz) uk   us   /wɪz/ informal
to ​move or do something very ​fast: A ​policecar 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.

whizznoun

uk   us   /wɪz/ UK
(Definition of whizz from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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whizznoun [C]

informal (US also whiz) uk   us   /wɪz/
someone who is very good and ​successful at something: a whizz at/on/with sth You don't have to be a whizz at ​computers in this ​job. a computer/​financial/​marketing whizz
(Definition of whizz from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “whizz”
in Spanish pasar zumbando/silbando/volando…
in Vietnamese bay vèo qua…
in Malaysian bersiung, berdesing…
in Thai เกลา, เหลา (ไม้)…
in French passer en sifflant…
in German zischen…
in Chinese (Simplified) 快速移动, 很快地做…
in Indonesian mendesing…
in Chinese (Traditional) 快速移動, 很快地做…
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