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whistle
Part of Speech: verb
Results: 8
2. To make a shrill sound with a wind or steam instrument, somewhat like that made with the lips; to blow a sharp, shrill tone.
Part of Speech: verb transitive
1. To form, utter, or modulate by whistling; as, to whistle a tune or an air.
2. To send, signal, or call by a whistle.
Part of Speech: noun
1. A sharp, shrill, more or less musical sound, made by forcing the breath through a small orifice of the lips, or through or instrument which gives a similar sound; the sound used by a sportsman in calling his dogs; the shrill note of a bird; as, the sharp whistle of a boy, or of a boatswain's pipe; the blackbird's mellow whistle.
2. An instrument in which gas or steam forced into a cavity, or against a thin edge, produces a sound more or less like that made by one who whistles through the compressed lips; as, a child's whistle; a boatswain's whistle; a steam whistle ( see Steam whistle, under Steam).
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