Whiz vs Fuzz - What's the difference?
As verbs the difference between whiz and fuzz
is that whiz
is to make a whirring or hissing sound, similar to that of an object speeding through the air while fuzz
is to make fuzzy.
As nouns the difference between whiz and fuzz
is that whiz
is a whirring or hissing sound (as above) while fuzz
is a frizzy mass of hair or fibre or fuzz
can be the police.
To make a whirring or hissing sound, similar to that of an object speeding through the air.
To rush or move swiftly with such a sound.
To throw or spin rapidly.
(vulgar, slang) To urinate.
- We whizzed in the bushes.
A whirring or hissing sound (as above).
(informal) Someone who is remarkably skilled at something.
An act of urination; a wiz.
(UK, slang, uncountable) amphetamine.
- I have to take a whiz .
* See also
* whiz kid
* Some dictionaries suggest a Germanic source
* Some dictionaries suggest a
A frizzy mass of hair or fibre.
* 1895 , Hamlin Garland, Rose of Dutcher's Coolly , page 352:
A blurred image.
(computing) The random data used in fuzz testing.
(obsolete) A state of befuddlement.
* 1784 , Jonathan Swift, "Journal to Stella", The works of the Rev. Dr. Jonathan Swift , page 54:
- His cheeks were like peaches, with much the same sort of fuzz over them.
- I think I'm in a fuzz , and don't know what I ?ay, I never ?aw the like.
To make fuzzy.
To become fuzzy.
(dated) To make drunk.
* 2009 , , 0:26:17:
- Let's get the hell out of here before the fuzz turns up