Whirled vs Whirred - What's the difference?

whirled | whirred |


As verbs the difference between whirled and whirred

is that whirled is (whirl) while whirred is (whirr).

whirled

English

Verb

(head)
  • (whirl)
  • English terms with homophones

    whirred

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • (whirr)

  • whirr

    English

    Alternative forms

    * whir

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To move or vibrate (something) with a buzzing sound.
  • To make a sibilant buzzing or droning sound.
  • To cause (something) to make such a sound.
  • Synonyms

    * (make a sibilant buzzing or droning sound ): buzz, drone, hum, purr, whine, whistle, whizz * (cause (something) to make such a sound ):

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A sibilant buzz or vibration; the sound of something in rapid motion.
  • A bustle of noise and excitement.
  • Synonyms

    * (sibilant buzz or vibration ): buzz, drone, hum, purr, whine, whistle, whizz * (bustle of noise and excitement ): bustle, hustle