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Webster 1913 Edition


Whur

Whur

,
Verb.
I.
[Probably of imitative origin. Cf.
Hurr
,
Hurry
,
Whir
.]
1.
To make a rough, humming sound, like one who pronounces the letter r with too much force; to whir; to birr.
2.
To snarl or growl, as a dog.
Halliwell.

Whur

,
Noun.
A humming or whirring sound, like that of a body moving through the air with velocity; a whir.

Webster 1828 Edition


Whur

WHUR

,
Verb.
I.
To pronounce the letter r with too much force.

WHUR

,
Noun.
The sound of a body moving through the air with velocity. [See Whir.]

Definition 2023


whur

whur

English

Noun

whur (plural whurs)

  1. Dated form of whirr. (sound of rapid motion)

Verb

whur (third-person singular simple present whurs, present participle whurring, simple past and past participle whurred)

  1. Dated form of whirr.