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1. whistle

verb. ['ˈwɪsəl, ˈhwɪsəl'] make whistling sounds.

Synonyms

  • go

Antonyms

  • begin
  • go off

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Rhymes with Whistle

  • euromissile
  • antimissile
  • entwistle
  • dismissal
  • gristle
  • glycel
  • epistle
  • bristle
  • wissel
  • thistle
  • this'll
  • sissel
  • schissel
  • missile
  • missel
  • missal
  • kissell
  • kissel
  • hisel
  • fissile
  • fissell
  • fissel
  • cissell
  • bissell
  • bisel

How do you pronounce whistle?

Pronounce whistle as ˈwɪsəl.

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How do you spell whistle? Is it wistle ?

A common misspelling of whistle is wistle

Sentences with whistle


1. Noun, singular or mass
When the referee blows a whistle, each team must toss an egg from one player to the other.

2. Verb, base form
Next, purse your lips as if you are going to whistle.

3. Adjective
Press and hold the "Whistle and Horn" button to play the horn and whistle sounds.

Quotes about whistle


1. Laugh all you want and cry all you want and whistle at pretty men in the street and to hell with anybody who thinks you're a damned fool!
- Armistead Maupin, More Tales of the City

2. My love is like the shape your mouth makes while you whistle. Would you mind if I accompanied you on my harmonica?
- Jarod Kintz, The Titanic would never have sunk if it were made out of a sink.

3. Poetry is a rich, full-bodied whistle, cracked ice crunching in pails, the night that numbs the leaf, the duel of two nightingales, the sweet pea that has run wild, Creation's tears in shoulder blades.
- Boris Pasternak

2. whistle

verb. ['ˈwɪsəl, ˈhwɪsəl'] utter or express by whistling.

Synonyms

  • intercommunicate

Antonyms

  • wind
  • back

3. whistle

verb. ['ˈwɪsəl, ˈhwɪsəl'] move with, or as with, a whistling sound.

Synonyms

  • go
  • locomote
  • travel

Antonyms

  • stay
  • rest
  • buy
  • be born

4. whistle

verb. ['ˈwɪsəl, ˈhwɪsəl'] move, send, or bring as if by whistling.

Synonyms

  • move

Antonyms

  • function
  • come

5. whistle

verb. ['ˈwɪsəl, ˈhwɪsəl'] make a whining, ringing, or whistling sound.

Synonyms

  • sing
  • go

Antonyms

  • gladden
  • move in
  • move out

6. whistle

noun. ['ˈwɪsəl, ˈhwɪsəl'] an inexpensive fipple flute.

Synonyms

  • fipple flute
  • fipple pipe
  • recorder
  • tin whistle
  • vertical flute

Antonyms

  • linger
  • recede
  • ride
  • follow

7. whistle

verb. ['ˈwɪsəl, ˈhwɪsəl'] give a signal by whistling.

Synonyms

  • sign
  • signal
  • signalise

Antonyms

  • discontinue
  • refrain
  • closing
  • opening

8. whistle

noun. ['ˈwɪsəl, ˈhwɪsəl'] acoustic device that forces air or steam against an edge or into a cavity and so produces a loud shrill sound.

Synonyms

  • acoustic device
  • signaling device
  • factory whistle
  • steam whistle

Antonyms

  • ascend
  • go
  • rise
  • precede

9. whistle

noun. ['ˈwɪsəl, ˈhwɪsəl'] a small wind instrument that produces a whistling sound by blowing into it.

Synonyms

  • wind

Antonyms

  • rush
  • converge

10. whistle

noun. ['ˈwɪsəl, ˈhwɪsəl'] the sound made by something moving rapidly or by steam coming out of a small aperture.

Synonyms

  • whistling

Antonyms

  • unwind
  • arrange
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