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whizz

verb [I + adv/prep] UK (US usually whiz, US also wiz) uk   us   /wɪz/ informal
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.

whizz

noun uk   us   /wɪz/ UK

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.

whizz noun (DRUG)

[U] slang for amphetamine (= a drug that makes the mind and body more active)
Translations of “whizz”
in Vietnamese bay vèo qua…
in Spanish pasar zumbando/silbando/volando…
in Thai เกลา, เหลา (ไม้)…
in Malaysian bersiung, berdesing…
in French passer en sifflant…
in German zischen…
in Chinese (Traditional) 快速移動, 很快地做…
in Indonesian mendesing…
in Chinese (Simplified) 快速移动, 很快地做…
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