Usage examples for whistling

  1. He moves along, gazing in at shop windows, hands deep in his pockets, whistling, looking at everything around him- or at nothing at all. – The Great Hunger by Johan Bojer
  2. The new song may never be sung again, or tomorrow the whole city may be whistling it. – Writing for Vaudeville by Brett Page
  3. He shook him off, and walked on whistling, the length of the whole salon. – Can You Forgive Her? by Anthony Trollope
  4. She immediately asked Mr. Long's pardon for the trouble she had given him, and said she should not have rung the bells, but that she was very cold, and hearing Farmer Boult's man go whistling by, she was in hopes he would have gone for the key to let her out. – Bo-Peep Story Books by Anonymous
  5. And he sauntered off, whistling carelessly. – Dr. Jolliffe's Boys by Lewis Hough
  6. I heard you whistling to your dog and tried to call. – A Terrible Secret by May Agnes Fleming
  7. " Well, I believe I'll go and play now with the girls out there under the trees," he said, and ran out whistling and laughing. – Mildred's New Daughter by Martha Finley
  8. He brushed his soft hat- counted his money again- found for it a pocket still lacking holes- and went out whistling. – The Literary Sense by E. Nesbit
  9. At Velestinos, when the firing was very heavy, it was exactly as though some one were turning one of these silk wheels, and so rapidly as to make the whistling continuous. – Notes of a War Correspondent by Richard Harding Davis
  10. I'm too fond of you to sacrifice you to my love for whistling. – The Bicyclers and Three Other Farces by John Kendrick Bangs
  11. She is whistling again. – The Admirable Crichton by J. M. Barrie
  12. " Some one is whistling," said Polly. – Peter and Polly in Winter by Rose Lucia
  13. Then he sat down on the table and waited, whistling below his breath. – The Keeper of the Door by Ethel M. Dell
  14. In front of them a baker's boy started whistling on his round. – The Song of Songs by Hermann Sudermann
  15. He stopped whistling, however, at Sara Lee's door. – The Amazing Interlude by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  16. The old oak felt his departure, and shook its whistling head. – The Grammar of English Grammars by Goold Brown
  17. Down this stone path a young man going whistling home to tea. – Jackanapes, Daddy Darwin's Dovecot and Other Stories by Juliana Horatio Ewing
  18. The other eyed him for a few moments, whistling beneath his breath. – A Hero of Romance by Richard Marsh
  19. Jim was whistling cheerfully in the kitchen. – The Uphill Climb by B. M. Bower
  20. Well, then, you needn't plague me for not keeping step to your old whistling. – Little Grandfather by Sophie May