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WHISTLE

A clear musical sound, a series of such sounds, or a high-pitched, warbling sound produced by the forcible expulsion of the breath through a small opening formed by contracting the lips, or through the teeth, with the aid of the tongue [*]The concept description is based on entries from www.dictionary.com, Collins English Dictionary, the Oxford English Dictionary and Noah Webster's American Dictionary of the English Language
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int. breet /bri:t/

IPA:

ClabplosCRV͞Cdenplos (of a referee)
int. pew /pju:/

IPA:

ClabplosV͞Cl/vs/v  
v. siff /sɪfl/

IPA:

CalvsibVClabfricClat  
v. thutter /‘θʌtə/

IPA:

CdenfricVLCdenplos  
v. twee /’twi:/

IPA:

CdenplosCl/vs/vVLCdenplosClat  
v. tweedle /twi:dl/

IPA:

CdenplosCl/vs/vV͞CdenplosClat  
v. tweek /twi:k/

IPA:

CdenplosCl/vs/vV͞Cvelplos  
int. vreeee /vri:/

IPA:

ClabfricCR  
v. whistle /wɪsl/

IPA:

Cl/vs/vVCalvsibClat  
v. whit /wɪt/

IPA:

Cl/vs/vV Cdenplos