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  • as insolicit
  • as inaccost
  • as indemand
  • as ingreet
  • as inhail

synonyms for whistle for

  • ask
  • canvass
  • drum up
  • promote
  • require
  • seek
  • accost
  • apply
  • approach
  • beg
  • beseech
  • bespeak
  • bum
  • cadge
  • call
  • challenge
  • claim
  • crave
  • demand
  • desire
  • drum
  • entreat
  • exact
  • go
  • hawk
  • hustle
  • implore
  • importune
  • inquire
  • mooch
  • panhandle
  • peddle
  • petition
  • postulate
  • pray
  • proposition
  • query
  • question
  • refer
  • request
  • requisition
  • resort
  • seduce
  • sponge
  • steer
  • supplicate
  • touch
  • tout
  • turn
  • come on to
  • hit on
  • hit up
  • pass the hat
  • sue for
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antonyms for whistle for

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  • answer
  • reply
  • avoid
  • conceal
  • dodge
  • give
  • ignore
  • offer
  • stop
  • disapprove
  • refuse
  • reject
  • say goodbye
  • shun
  • dodge
  • avoid
  • slight
  • disregard
  • ignore
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How to use whistle for in a sentence

Robert uttered a shrill, piercing whistle which might have been heard back at the wharf.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
Goodell paused in the doorway and emitted a whistle of surprise at sight of a horse in one of the stalls.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
Then he goes out, gits into his Pullman section, blows his punkin whistle and departs.
ALEC LLOYD, COWPUNCHERELEANOR GATES
The result of this stock-taking shows that eleven volumes were unaccounted-for, a list of which is appended.
REPORT OF THE CHIEF LIBRARIAN FOR THE YEAR 1924-25GENERAL ASSEMBLY LIBRARY (NEW ZEALAND)
At this stock-taking the number unaccounted-for is twenty-two, several of which are quite recent accessions to the Library.
REPORT OF THE CHIEF LIBRARIAN FOR THE YEAR 1924-25GENERAL ASSEMBLY LIBRARY (NEW ZEALAND)
He only tore himself from her reluctant arms as the final whistle sounded from the engine.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
In a lull of the raging earth the distant whistle of the train could be distinctly heard.
A LOST HEROELIZABETH STUART PHELPS WARD AND HERBERT D. WARD
Edna's desire to see Mademoiselle Reisz had increased tenfold since these unlooked-for obstacles had arisen to thwart it.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
But before he reached it there was the shriek of a whistle, a violent shock, and he was hurled heavily into the opposite seat.
UNCANNY TALESVARIOUS
Seven o'clock in the morning is too early for any rational human being to be herded into a factory at the call of a steam whistle.
THE UNSOLVED RIDDLE OF SOCIAL JUSTICESTEPHEN LEACOCK
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WORDS RELATED TO WHISTLE FOR

  • address
  • annoy
  • bother
  • brace
  • buttonhole
  • call
  • challenge
  • confront
  • cross
  • dare
  • entice
  • face
  • flag
  • greet
  • hail
  • proposition
  • run into
  • salute
  • welcome
  • whistle for
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