Synonyms for whirring

Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.


Even as they watched the gun moved on its swivel base, whirring underneath.

Soon the great wheel was whirring in every New England house.

Grasshoppers were whirring around, among the dried trunks and the grass.

They deemed me an intruder, and rose on whirring wing at my approach.

And his wings, why they are whirring so quickly that you cannot see but can only hear them!

All along the way the only sound to be heard was the whirring of the arms of the windmills.

She cried out, and they all disappeared with a whirring noise.

But then he feels as if he were held down there by the weight of the whirring air.

The whirring chorus of the cicadas drummed an elfin requiem.

For a moment my mind was whirring; I was too weak and unsteady.