English dictionary definition of:

whistle


Noun

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

Verb

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

Thesaurus

pennywhistle   sing   whistling  

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.

Scrabble score for whistle


Scrabble score = 13

generated at 15:40:46 on 12-03-20

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