a. & n.1.a. & n. from Whistle, v.
Whistling buoy
(Naut.) See under Buoy.
Whistling coot
(Zool.) the American black scoter.
Whistling Dick
a - (Zool.) An Australian shrike thrush (Colluricincla Selbii).
b - The song thrush.
Whistling duck
a - (Zool.) The golden-eye.
b - A tree duck.
Whistling eagle
(Zool.) a small Australian eagle (Haliastur sphenurus); - called also whistling hawk, and little swamp eagle.
Whistling plover
a - (Zool.) The golden plover.
b - The black-bellied, or gray, plover.
Whistling snipe
(Zool.) the American woodcock.
Whistling swan
a - (Zool.) The European whooper swan; - called also wild swan, and elk.
b - An American swan (Olor columbianus). See under Swan.
Whistling teal
(Zool.) a tree duck, as Dendrocygna awsuree of India.
Whistling thrush
a - (Zool.) Any one of several species of singing birds of the genus Myiophonus, native of Asia, Australia, and the East Indies. They are generally black, glossed with blue, and have a patch of bright blue on each shoulder. Their note is a loud and clear whistle.
b - The song thrush.
Noun1.whistling - the sound made by something moving rapidly or by steam coming out of a small aperture
Synonyms: whistle
2.whistling - the act of whistling a tune; "his cheerful whistling indicated that he enjoyed his work"
3.whistling - the act of signalling (e.g., summoning) by whistling or blowing a whistle; "the whistle signalled the end of the game"
Synonyms: whistle
acute, argute, assibilation, buzz, creaky, ear-piercing, effervescence, effervescing, fizz, fizzle, fizzling, frication, frictional rustling, hiss, hissing, howling, hush, hushing, keen, keening, lisp, penetrating, piercing, piping, reedy, rhonchus, screaky, screeching, screechy, sharp, shrieking, shrieky, shrill, shush, shushing, sibilance, sibilation, siffle, sigmatism, siss, sissing, sizz, sizzle, sizzling, sneeze, sneezing, sniff, sniffle, snore, snort, snuff, snuffle, spit, splutter, sputter, squash, squeaking, squeaky, squelch, squish, sternutation, stertor, swish, thin, ululant, wailing, wheeze, whining, whish, whistle, white noise, whiz, whoosh, zip
Translate Whistling to Spanish, Translate Whistling to German
whist drive
whistle blower
whistle buoy
whistle Dixie
Whistle duck
whistle stop
whistle-stop tour
-- Whistling --
whistling buoy
Whistling coot
Whistling Dick
Whistling duck
Whistling eagle
whistling hawk
whistling marmot
Whistling plover
Whistling snipe
whistling swan
Whistling teal
Whistling thrush
whit leather
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