Associations to the word «Whirl»


WHIRL, verb. (intransitive) To rotate, revolve, spin or turn rapidly.
WHIRL, verb. (intransitive) To have a sensation of spinning or reeling.
WHIRL, verb. (transitive) To make something or someone whirl.
WHIRL, verb. (transitive) To remove or carry quickly with, or as with, a revolving motion; to snatch.
WHIRL, noun. An act of whirling.
WHIRL, noun. Something that whirls.
WHIRL, noun. A confused tumult.
WHIRL, noun. A rapid series of events.
WHIRL, noun. Dizziness or giddiness.
WHIRL, noun. (usually following “give”) A brief experiment or trial.

Dictionary definition

WHIRL, noun. Confused movement; "he was caught up in a whirl of work"; "a commotion of people fought for the exits".
WHIRL, noun. The shape of something rotating rapidly.
WHIRL, noun. A usually brief attempt; "he took a crack at it"; "I gave it a whirl".
WHIRL, noun. The act of rotating rapidly; "he gave the crank a spin"; "it broke off after much twisting".
WHIRL, verb. Turn in a twisting or spinning motion; "The leaves swirled in the autumn wind".
WHIRL, verb. Cause to spin; "spin a coin".
WHIRL, verb. Flow in a circular current, of liquids.
WHIRL, verb. Revolve quickly and repeatedly around one's own axis; "The dervishes whirl around and around without getting dizzy".
WHIRL, verb. Fly around; "The clothes tumbled in the dryer"; "rising smoke whirled in the air".

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