Definition of Whistle. Meaning of Whistle. Synonyms of Whistle

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Definition of Whistle

Whistle
Whistle Whis"tle, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Whistled; p. pr. & vb. n. Whistling.] [AS. hwistlian; akin to Sw. hvissla, Dan. hvisle, Icel. hv[=i]sla to whisper, and E. whisper. [root]43. See Whisper.] 1. To make a kind of musical sound, or series of sounds, by forcing the breath through a small orifice formed by contracting the lips; also, to emit a similar sound, or series of notes, from the mouth or beak, as birds. The weary plowman leaves the task of day, And, trudging homeward, whistles on the way. --Gay. 2. To make a shrill sound with a wind or steam instrument, somewhat like that made with the lips; to blow a sharp, shrill tone. 3. To sound shrill, or like a pipe; to make a sharp, shrill sound; as, a bullet whistles through the air. The wild winds whistle, and the billows roar. --Pope.

Meaning of Whistle from wikipedia

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- The whistle register (also called the flute register or whistle tone) is the highest register of the human voice, lying above the modal register and falsetto...
- whistle post (or whistle board), in railroad usage, is a sign marking a location where a locomotive engineer is required to sound the horn or whistle...
- A train whistle or air whistle (originally referred to as a steam trumpet) is an audible signaling device on a steam locomotive used to warn that the train...
- Dog-whistle politics is political messaging employing coded language that appears to mean one thing to the general po****tion but has an additional, different...
- A wolf whistle is a distinctive two-note whistled sound made to show high interest in or approval of something or someone, especially a woman viewed as...