- n. 口哨；汽笛；警笛
- v. 吹口哨；鸣汽笛；呼啸；吹口哨召唤
- [C] 哨子,汽笛 an instrument to whistle
- [C] 口哨声,汽笛声 the high sound made by passing air or steam through a small tube-shaped area, either an instrument or a mouth
- vi. & vt. 吹口哨 make a sharp, clear, piping sound or note with the lips or with a whistle; produce by whistling
- vi. 鸣笛 force air or steam through a whistle
- vi. 呼啸着前进 move with a whistling sound
- vi. 空指望 ask for sth with no chance of success
the sound made by something moving rapidly or by steam coming out of a small aperture
the act of signalling (e.g., summoning) by whistling or blowing a whistle;
"the whistle signalled the end of the game"
a small wind instrument that produces a whistling sound by blowing into it
acoustic device that forces air or steam against an edge or into a cavity and so produces a loud shrill sound
an inexpensive fipple flute
make whistling sounds;
"He lay there, snoring and whistling"
move with, or as with, a whistling sound;
"The bullets whistled past him"
utter or express by whistling;
"She whistled a melody"
move, send, or bring as if by whistling;
"Her optimism whistled away these worries"
make a whining, ringing, or whistling sound;
"the kettle was singing"
"the bullet sang past his ear"
give a signal by whistling;
"She whistled for her maid"
- The whistle goes at the end of the match.
- He gave a loud whistle of gladness.
- The whistle went and the man knocked off for lunch.
- The horse shied at the shrill whistle.
- The little boy rounded his lips to whistle.
- The referee whistled and the game began.
- He whistled to his friend to keep hidden.
- We used to hear the train whistle at night.
- A bullet whistled past his head.
- The wind whistled through a crack in the door.
- The referee blew a whistle at the end of the game.
- We heard the whistle of a train.
- Can you whistle?
- Who whistled just now?
- The boy was whistling while he was working.
- He came home for dinner whistling cheerfully.
- He whistled happily as he rode along on his bike.
- The boy was whistling away merrily.
- The train whistled and steamed off.
- The driver whistled before reaching the level-crossing.
- The cold wind whistled past.
- Another bullet whistled by.
- The bomb whistled down.
- The boy whistled a happy tune.
- The referee whistled the end of the match.
- Whistling the merry tune,Jack fixed the tyre.
- Six students in our class whistled a chorus.
- The musician is whistling a tune merrily.
- They whistled arrows at us.
- The policeman whistled Henry to stop.
- He whistled his hounds to come back.
- whistle for (v.+prep.)
用口哨召唤 call sb by whistling
whistle for sth
I'm not prepared to use any firm's money to pay this man, let him whistle for his money!
She didn't even thank us for helping her, so the next time she needs help she can only whistle for it.
对于我们的帮助她连谢都不谢,下次别指望我们再帮她了。whistle for sth
John whistled for a taxi.
约翰用口哨召唤出租汽车。whistle for sth to-v
The policeman whistled for the motorcar to stop.
- whistle in the dark (v.+prep.+n.)
〈非正〉在危险、威胁等面前假装无所畏惧 pretend fearlessness in the face of danger, threat, etc.
- whistle through (v.+prep.)
呼啸穿过 move with a whistling sound
whistle through sth
The wind whistled through the eaves.
- whistle to (v.+prep.)
对…吹口哨〔吹奏〕 produce by whistling toward sb
whistle to sb
He whistled to his dog and it came running.
他吹口哨唤狗,狗跑了过来。whistle sth to sb
He whistled a foreign tune to us.
- whistle up (v.+adv.)
〈非正〉从有限或艰难的材料中搞出 make sth from poor or scarce materials〔说明〕 whistle up常不用于进行体。
- at sb's whistle 听某人的使唤
- whistle a tune 用口哨吹小调
- whistle desperately 不顾一切地吹口哨
- whistle merrily 愉快地吹口哨
- whistle plaintively 吹出悲痛的调子
- whistle repetitiously 重复地吹奏
- whistle sharply 吹出尖刻的声音
- whistle thinly 吹出细小的声音
- whistle away 吹着口哨离开
- whistle away to 突然去(某地)
- whistle back 用口哨召回
- whistle one's dog back 用口哨把狗唤回来
- whistle in 突然〔迅速〕进入; 召集(议员)
- whistle off to 突然去(某地)
- whistle out 突然拔出
- whistle round for money 呼吁人们捐款
- whistle up 吹口哨召来,召集; 迅速抓起; 挑起,煽动
- whistle up the crowd 煽动群众
- whistle up reinforcements 召来增援部队
The train blows its whistle.出自： J. Cheever
Police whistles shrilled in the silence.出自： J. Kosinski
A toy company that makes wooden tops, whistles, and kazoos.出自：Smithsonian
She whistled on a small silver call..used to summon domestics.出自： Sir W. Scott