English dictionary definition of:

whistle


Noun

  • an inexpensive fipple flute
  • acoustic device that forces air or steam against an edge or into a cavity and so produces a loud shrill sound
  • a small wind instrument that produces a whistling sound by blowing into it
  • the act of signalling (e.g., summoning) by whistling or blowing a whistle
  • the sound made by something moving rapidly or by steam coming out of a small aperture

Verb

  • utter or express by whistling
  • give a signal by whistling
  • make a whining, ringing, or whistling sound
  • move with, or as with, a whistling sound
  • move, send, or bring as if by whistling
  • make whistling sounds

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Thesaurus

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Spellzone course content

View spelling list Other wh words and learn about the word whistle in the Spellzone English spelling course, Unit 4. Spelling the consonant digraphs, Part 1.

View spelling list Other wh words and learn about the word whistle in the Spellzone English spelling course, Unit .

View spelling list Silent t words and learn about the word whistle in the Spellzone English spelling course, Unit 22. Words with silent letters e.g. wrap, comb, sign, knight.

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Scrabble score for whistle


Scrabble score = 13

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