Synonyms for whir
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR WHIR
He was prepared for the whir of the dial now but still it frightened him a little.
It flared there, with noises like the whir of wings, with rumbles as of thunder.
For a long time I heard nothing but the whir and roar of the fire.
We hear the whir of the crescent-shaped arms opening as they descend.
They were deep in the forest when they heard a whir overhead.
Then, oh, the whir and whisper of the autumn wind among the trees!
Presently a brace of prairie-chickens rose with a whir of wings.
After another cannon, a three-cushion one to judge by the whir, I argued no more.
Sometimes there was a double click and a whir and another click.
He could hear, for he had turned quickly at the whir of pigeon-wings behind him.