Whirr vs Whirs - What's the difference?

whirr | whirs |


As nouns the difference between whirr and whirs

is that whirr is a sibilant buzz or vibration; the sound of something in rapid motion while whirs is .

As a verb whirr

is to move or vibrate (something) with a buzzing sound.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

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

    whirs

    English

    Noun

    (head)