It was at this moment that I truly got a sense of just how much capital was whizzing around me.
Or nailing a whizzing forehand exactly at the right moment to leave his opponent dumbfounded across the net.
Signs have been whizzing by with motels for $29.95 and $39.95 a night, which in my new circumstances I should stop at.
Hundreds of bees are whizzing circles around the Cotes as they stack honeycombs on the trolley.
Once, it came quite near us and I felt the whizzing of a ball, close to my ear.
He drove it whizzing past Hodge, who did not have time to touch it.
Did Tode feel dreary and homesick, lost in the whizzing strangeness, sorry he had come?
Triangular flights of teal wing by you, whizzing like bullets, hazy with speed.
In another minute Midge was on her sled, and, with one red-mittened hand waving on high, was whizzing down the hill.
They were awakened by a loud chirping of crickets and a whizzing sound in the air.
"clever person," 1914, probably a special use of whiz "something remarkable" (1908), an extended sense of whizz; or perhaps a shortened form of wizard. Noun phrase whiz kid is from 1930s, a take-off on a radio show's quiz kid.
A very successful performer; an outstanding expert; humdinger: the town's most promising high school football whiz/ a whiz at exterior (as opposed to psychological) characterization
[1914+; perhaps a shortened form of wizard]
: I just came down for a whizz (1971+)
To urinate; piss: exactly twenty-five minutes after whizzing in his pants for the last time/ I gotta whiz. Will you just cover me at the register for a minute? (1929+)
[perhaps echoic; perhaps related to late 1800s British hold your whiz, ''be quiet, shut up,'' similar to hold your water]