Synonyms for (noun) whistle

Synonyms: pennywhistle, tin whistle, whistle

Definition: an inexpensive fipple flute

Similar words: fipple flute, fipple pipe, vertical flute, recorder

Definition: a tubular wind instrument with 8 finger holes and a fipple mouthpiece


Synonyms: whistle

Definition: acoustic device that forces air or steam against an edge or into a cavity and so produces a loud shrill sound

Similar words: acoustic device

Definition: a device for amplifying or transmitting sound


Similar words: signaling device

Definition: a device used to send signals


Synonyms: whistle

Definition: a small wind instrument that produces a whistling sound by blowing into it

Similar words: wind, wind instrument

Definition: a musical instrument in which the sound is produced by an enclosed column of air that is moved by the breath


Synonyms: whistle, whistling

Definition: the act of signalling (e.g., summoning) by whistling or blowing a whistle

Usage: the whistle signalled the end of the game

Similar words: sign, signal, signaling

Definition: any nonverbal action or gesture that encodes a message

Usage: signals from the boat suddenly stopped


Synonyms: whistle, whistling

Definition: the sound made by something moving rapidly or by steam coming out of a small aperture

Similar words: sound

Definition: the sudden occurrence of an audible event

Usage: the sound awakened them

Synonyms for (verb) whistle

Synonyms: whistle

Definition: utter or express by whistling

Usage: She whistled a melody

Similar words: communicate, intercommunicate

Definition: transmit thoughts or feelings

Usage: He communicated his anxieties to the psychiatrist


Synonyms: whistle

Definition: give a signal by whistling

Usage: She whistled for her maid

Similar words: sign, signal, signalise, signalize

Definition: communicate silently and non-verbally by signals or signs

Usage: He signed his disapproval with a dismissive hand gesture; The diner signaled the waiters to bring the menu


Synonyms: whistle, sing

Definition: make a whining, ringing, or whistling sound

Usage: the kettle was singing; the bullet sang past his ear

Similar words: sound, go

Definition: make a certain noise or sound

Usage: She went `Mmmmm'; The gun went `bang'


Synonyms: whistle

Definition: move with, or as with, a whistling sound

Usage: The bullets whistled past him

Similar words: go, locomote, travel, move

Definition: change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically

Usage: How fast does your new car go?; We travelled from Rome to Naples by bus; The policemen went from door to door looking for the suspect; The soldiers moved towards the city in an attempt to take it before night fell; news travelled fast


Synonyms: whistle

Definition: move, send, or bring as if by whistling

Usage: Her optimism whistled away these worries

Similar words: displace, move

Definition: cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense

Usage: Move those boxes into the corner, please; I'm moving my money to another bank; The director moved more responsibilities onto his new assistant


Synonyms: whistle

Definition: make whistling sounds

Usage: He lay there, snoring and whistling

Similar words: sound, go

Definition: make a certain noise or sound

Usage: She went `Mmmmm'; The gun went `bang'