Thesaurus / whistling

other words for whistling

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


The only occupant of Number 25 who seemed to be happy that night was Songbird, who came in whistling gaily.

The Rover Boys on a TourArthur M. Winfield

Symptoms: Cough, rapid breathing, whistling, rattling and bubbling in throat.

After the game he rolled up to his house perfectly satisfied, whistling to himself.

She ran home through the moonlight, bareheaded, whistling as carelessly as a boy.

The OddsEthel M. Dell

An engine that expends all its steam in whistling, has nothing left with which to turn wheels.

The Simple LifeCharles Wagner

Whistling to him to follow me, I started to descend cautiously.

The House on the BorderlandWilliam Hope Hodgson

And therewith I raised my fingers to my lips, and, whistling shrilly, cried 'Maignan!

A Gentleman of FranceStanley Weyman

Now it no longer leapt, but flew with grinning teeth, and the whistling wind let its dull round mass pass by.

And all the time Farmer Brown's boy was trudging along, whistling merrily.

Just then came that whistling sound in the air which he knew so well.

Red FoxCharles G. D. Roberts


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