Part of speech: noun


Part of speech: verb

To sound as a whistle; call or guide by a whistle.

Part of speech: noun

The sound of air, steam, etc., forced through a narrow aperture or against a thin edge; also, an instrument for producing such a sound.

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Usage examples "whistle":

  1. The guard- who was an up- country man- treated this laugh with contempt, and blew his whistle sharply. - "The Delectable Duchy", Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch.
  2. The whistle of a train, the train from Paris, mounted through the still air to their ears. - "The Truants", A. E. W. (Alfred Edward Woodley) Mason.
  3. But Alan's whistle was heard, as he came out of the house; and he and Molly went away down the street, leaving Polly standing alone at the gate. - "Half a Dozen Girls", Anna Chapin Ray.