Definition of "whistling" []

  • A breathing defect of horses characterized by a high-pitched sound with each intake of air (noun)
  • Present participle of whistle. (verb) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "whistling" in a sentence
  • "However, I can't help but think this is what they call whistling past the graveyard."
  • ""That is what I call whistling," said he, after he had repeated the signal thrice; "and now to cover, to cover, or Whitefoot will not be shod this day.""
  • "This is what we call whistling through the graveyard."