Whistle in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Whistle

(transitive, intransitive) To make a shrill, high-pitched sound by forcing air through the mouth. To produce a whistling sound, restrictions to the flow of air are created using the teeth, tongue and lips. | (transitive, intransitive) To make a similar sound by forcing air through a musical instrument or a pipe etc. | (intransitive) To move in such a way as to create a whistling sound.

Short Example Sentences for Whistle

  • 1. Soon the whistle was repeated. 🔊
  • 2. Another whistle sounded up the grade. 🔊
  • 3. Just then a shrill whistle sounded across the marsh. 🔊
  • 4. As she mused, a cheery whistle sounded down the road. 🔊
  • 5. At last the whistle came, the signal agreed upon. 🔊
  • 6. He continued to whistle as he unsaddled Apache. 🔊
  • 7. They were about to go on again when the whistle sounded once more. 🔊
  • 8. But that was not why he began to whistle very softly to himself. 🔊
  • 9. There was a faint whistle repeated with increasing loudness. 🔊
  • 10. Some bird in the garden outside began to whistle in its sleep. 🔊
  • 11. Across the utter silence came the whistle of a viewless hawk. 🔊
  • 12. Just then the factory whistle sounded out shrilly for quitting time. 🔊
  • 13. In the midst of the lesson there was a low whistle at the side window. 🔊
  • 14. The whistle of a peasant from an adjoining field came cheerily to my ear. 🔊
  • 15. We have hardly left the trench when bullets begin to whistle round our heads. 🔊
  • 16. The man stared, and suddenly gave a low whistle as he drove off. 🔊
  • 17. The whistle hallooed exultantly at the entrance of the Jimtown yards. 🔊
  • 18. Ben Jolly moved to the window and uttered a sharp whistle of surprise. 🔊
  • 19. A blast of the whistle and No. 56 had resumed its interrupted journey. 🔊
  • 20. Almost immediately afterwards the referee blew his whistle for "No side". 🔊
  • 21. My master then, so far as I can find, May whistle for a wife. 🔊
  • 22. Now the hoot of a tug's whistle told of proximity to the river. 🔊

How to use Whistle in Sentences?

  • 1. Uiliami blew the whistle suspended on his broad bare chest by a cord of cocoanut sennit. 🔊
  • 2. The roaring decreased, the whistle sounded lower and lower and the night was silent. 🔊
  • 3. They had almost completed their task, when a low whistle was heard outside the thicket. 🔊
  • 4. In place of it comes a spirt of steam from the railway viaduct, and the whistle of an engine. 🔊
  • 5. As my head appears above the burn side, the ever-watchful curlews whistle and the plovers scream. 🔊
  • 6. An officer is outside, and I have but to whistle to place you where nothing will help you. 🔊
  • 7. As he did so, there came the sound of a shot and Chester felt something whistle by his ear. 🔊
  • 8. I gave a whistle and three hundred cries to you; and I found nothing there but a bleating lamb. 🔊
  • 9. The tall Servian peasant let the whistle fall from his hand, and the wild dance came to an end. 🔊
  • 10. Then far below him, four miles away, the long confident whistle of No. 44 at a grade crossing. 🔊
  • 11. Goodell paused in the doorway and emitted a whistle of surprise at sight of a horse in one of the stalls. 🔊
  • 12. As soon as they begin to whistle their studies commence, they being then about two months' old. 🔊
  • 13. I only knew that we were beside the river bank, for upon my ears there fell the shrill whistle of a steam-tug. 🔊