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  1. whistle

    • IPA[ˈ(h)wisəl]

    美式

    • n.
      a clear, high-pitched sound made by forcing breath through a small hole between partly closed lips, or between one's teeth.;a shrill, high-pitched sound
    • v.
      emit a clear, high-pitched sound by forcing breath through a small hole between one's lips or teeth;produce (a tune) by whistling
    • noun: whistle, plural noun: whistles

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    • 片語

    名詞

    • 1. a clear, high-pitched sound made by forcing breath through a small hole between partly closed lips, or between one's teeth.
    • a shrill, high-pitched sound the whistle of the boiling kettle
    • an instrument used to produce a shrill, high-pitched sound, especially for giving a signal.
    • 2. British informal a suit.

    動詞

    • 1. emit a clear, high-pitched sound by forcing breath through a small hole between one's lips or teeth the audience cheered and whistled I awoke to their cheerful whistling
    • produce (a tune) by whistling the postman whistled an old Rolling Stones number
    • (especially of a bird or machine) produce a clear, high-pitched sound the kettle began to whistle
    • produce a whistling sound by moving rapidly through the air or a narrow opening the wind was whistling down the chimney
    • blow an instrument that makes a whistle, especially as a signal the referee did not whistle for a foul
    • ph.
      attractive additional features or trimmings

    Oxford Dictionary

    • ph.
      attractive additional features or trimmings

    Oxford American Dictionary

    • adj.
      very fast and with only brief pauses: a whistle-stop tour of Britain
    • n.
      a small unimportant town on a railway: she raised five kids in Hornepayne, a whistle stop along the CN Line north of Lake Superior

    Oxford Dictionary

    • adj.
      very fast and with only brief pauses: a whistle-stop tour of Britain
    • n.
      a small unimportant town on a railroad: she raised five kids in Hornepayne, a whistle stop along the CN Line north of Lake Superior

    Oxford American Dictionary

    • n.
      a whistle with a rising and falling pitch, directed towards someone to express sexual ...
    • v.
      whistle to express admiration: fans wolf-whistled her as she took off her jacket they wolf-whistled at me

    Oxford Dictionary

    • n.
      a whistle with a rising and falling pitch, directed toward someone to express sexual attraction ...
    • v.
      whistle to express admiration: fans wolf-whistled her as she took off her jacket they wolf-whistled at me

    Oxford American Dictionary

    • n.
      a high-pitched whistle used to train dogs, typically having a sound inaudible to humans.

    Oxford American Dictionary

    • n.
      another term for tin whistle

    Oxford Dictionary

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    • IPA[ˈwɪs(ə)l]

    英式

    • n.
      a clear, high-pitched sound made by forcing breath through a small hole between partly closed ...
    • v.
      emit a clear, high-pitched sound by forcing breath through a small hole between one's lips ... the audience cheered and whistled

    Oxford Dictionary