Definition of 'whistling'
Example sentences containing 'whistling'
THE TARTAN RINGERS (2002)
She looked back from the bottom of the stairs, her mother was still in the same position, the kettle whistling madly in her ear.THE COMPANY OF STRANGERS (2002) A SEASON IN HELL (2002)
The baby made a whistling, hissing sound that bore no relation to the cute cooing sounds made by normal babies.THE ASSOCIATE (2002)
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