- n sound of something in rapid motion
- v make a soft swishing sound
the motor whirred
- v make a vibrant sound, as of some birds
- Here's how it works: 1) a semi-obscure black figure says something outrageous or anti-Semitic; 2) pundits pontificate, word processors whirr; 3) one by one, black leaders are .
- When he came back from long trips, when his helicopter landed on the White House lawn, the sound and whirr of the engine and blades would make our offices shake.
- Another sobriquet was the Stalker, inspired by her steadfast rush toward the presidential helicopter whenever its whirr announced a landing.
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- Broad Ripple fair-trade company helping to employ women in Thailand
Up to six days a week, women sit in a brightly lit workshop in Phuket, Thailand, and snip at pieces of tan leather. One artisan will pass her work to another woman at a sewing station as chatter and the whirr of fans hum in the background.
June 22, 2013 - The Indianapolis Star