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Definitions of whistle
v. i. - 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. 2
v. i. - To make a shrill sound with a wind or steam instrument, somewhat like that made with the lips; to blow a sharp, shrill tone. 2
v. i. - To sound shrill, or like a pipe; to make a sharp, shrill sound; as, a bullet whistles through the air. 2
v. t. - To form, utter, or modulate by whistling; as, to whistle a tune or an air. 2
v. t. - To send, signal, or call by a whistle. 2
v. i. - A sharp, shrill, more or less musical sound, made by forcing the breath through a small orifice of the lips, or through or instrument which gives a similar sound; the sound used by a sportsman in calling his dogs; the shrill note of a bird; as, the sharp whistle of a boy, or of a boatswain's pipe; the blackbird's mellow whistle. 2
v. i. - The shrill sound made by wind passing among trees or through crevices, or that made by bullet, or the like, passing rapidly through the air; the shrill noise (much used as a signal, etc.) made by steam or gas escaping through a small orifice, or impinging against the edge of a metallic bell or cup. 2
v. i. - An instrument in which gas or steam forced into a cavity, or against a thin edge, produces a sound more or less like that made by one who whistles through the compressed lips; as, a child's whistle; a boatswain's whistle; a steam whistle (see Steam whistle, under Steam). 2
v. i. - The mouth and throat; -- so called as being the organs of whistling. 2

The word "whistle" uses 7 letters: E H I L S T W.

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Words formed by adding one letter before or after whistle (in bold), or to ehilstw in any order:
d -   whistled   r -   whistler   s -   whistles   t -   whittles  

Shorter words found within whistle:
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