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whirl meaning and definition

Definition and meaning of whirl at MeaningMonkey.org. whirl meaning and definition in the English Dictionary.

WHIRL noun

Definition of whirl (noun)

  1. confused movement
    • "he was caught up in a whirl of work"; "a commotion of people fought for the exits"
    • synonyms: commotion
  2. the shape of something rotating rapidly
  3. a usually brief attempt
  4. the act of rotating rapidly

WHIRL verb

Definition of whirl (verb)

  1. turn in a twisting or spinning motion
  2. cause to spin
  3. flow in a circular current, of liquids
  4. revolve quickly and repeatedly around one's own axis
  5. fly around
    • "The clothes tumbled in the dryer"; "rising smoke whirled in the air"
    • synonyms: tumble, whirl around
Source: Princeton University Wordnet

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