Play and Whistle


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Play verb – To engage in activity for amusement.
Whistle and play are semantically related in sound topic. In some cases you can use "Whistle" instead a verb "Play".
Nearby Words: played, playful, player, playfulness, playing
Synonyms for Play


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Whistle verb – Make a whining, ringing, or whistling sound.
Play and whistle are semantically related in sound topic. Sometimes you can use "Play" instead a verb "Whistle".
Nearby Words: whistled, whist, whistling, whistler
Synonyms for Whistle

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  • In one round of Swannee-Kazoo on I'm Sorry I Haven't A Clue, the team had to play The Dambusters March on kazoo and swannee-whistle (slide whistle).
    Source: Bomb Whistle
  • Parodied in The Mighty Boosh episode "Jungle", in which Rudi gives Vince a tin whistle to play if he needs help.
    Source: Just Whistle
  • It can avert the trope, play it straight, or invert it (with a whistle that ascends in pitch as the bomb falls).
    Source: Bomb Whistle
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