What is another word for whiz?

Pronunciation: [wˈɪz] (IPA)

The word "whiz" can be used to describe someone who is highly skilled or talented in a certain area, such as a math whiz. However, if you're looking for alternative words to describe someone's intelligence, you might consider using synonyms like prodigy, savant, genius, or mastermind. On the other hand, if you're using "whiz" to describe the sound of something moving quickly through the air, you could use words like zoom, whir, or rush instead. There are also other meanings for "whiz," such as a urinating sound or a feeling of being lightheaded, but those are best avoided in polite conversation!

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    • Proper noun, singular

What are the hypernyms for Whiz?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the hyponyms for Whiz?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.
  • hyponyms for whiz (as nouns)

What are the opposite words for whiz?

Whiz is a word that refers to someone who is extremely skilled or proficient in a particular field or activity. Some common antonyms for the word whiz include incompetent, unskilled, amateur, and novice. These words all describe individuals who demonstrate a lack of expertise or proficiency in a particular area. Someone who is incompetent may lack the ability to perform certain tasks effectively, while an unskilled person may lack the necessary training or experience. An amateur is someone who pursues a particular activity for fun rather than as a profession, while a novice is someone who is new to a particular field and lacks experience.

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Usage examples for Whiz

And then the wild Igazipuza war-cry rent the night, and he could hear the whiz of flying assegais past his head.
"The Luck of Gerard Ridgeley"
Bertram Mitford
All the Canadian soldiers speak of these whiz-bangs, directed, after the ground was taken, by low-flying aeroplanes, who signalled with flash-lamps or with a round or two of machine-gun fire when they saw any group of men.
"From Bapaume to Passchendaele, 1917"
Philip Gibbs
She was a whiz.
Durham, Andrew Everett

Famous quotes with Whiz

  • Plus, I was a math and science whiz from my first introduction to the subjects.
    David Crane
  • Crikey means gee whiz, wow!
    Steve Irwin
  • I look for those moments that are "gee whiz" moments. There's some "gee whiz" stories in our show, and they can't be written like A-1 in the Times. They have to be written more like Page 6 in the Post.
    Shepard Smith
  • On the one hand, the press, television, and movies make heroes of vandals by calling them whiz kids.
    Ken Thompson
  • The first thing I ever noticed about Miss Lyon was her incredible laziness. Laziness was my own specialty, & I did not like this competition. Dear me, I was to find out, in the course of time, that in the matter of laziness I was a runaway train on a down grade & she a-standing still. At my very laziest I could hear myself whiz, when was around.
    Mark Twain

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