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Definition 1: the act of whistling a tune - [noun denoting act]

Samples where whistling or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • his cheerful whistling indicated that he enjoyed his work

(whistling is a kind of ...) musical activity (singing or whistling etc.)

"his music was his central interest"

Definition 2: the act of signalling (e.g., summoning) by whistling or blowing a whistle - [noun denoting communication]

Samples where whistling or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the whistle signalled the end of the game

Synonyms for whistling in the sense of this definition

(whistling is a kind of ...) any nonverbal action or gesture that encodes a message

"signals from the boat suddenly stopped"

Definition 3: the sound made by something moving rapidly or by steam coming out of a small aperture - [noun denoting event]

Synonyms for whistling in the sense of this definition

(whistling is a kind of ...) the sudden occurrence of an audible event

"the sound awakened them"

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