Synonyms of gyrate
1 danceDictionary • She began to gyrate to the music.
dance • patterns of light dancing on the river
twist • He tried to twist out of my grasp.
writhe • He was writhing on the floor in agony.
2 rotateDictionary • The aeroplane was gyrating about in the sky in a most alarming fashion.
rotate • The earth rotates round the sun.
circle • There were two helicopters circling around.
spin • The Earth spins on its own axis.
spiral • Smoke spiralled from a joss stick.
revolve • The entire circle revolved slowly.
whirl • The smoke whirled and grew into a monstrous column.
twirl • She twirled an empty glass in her fingers.
pirouette • She pirouetted in front of the mirror.
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circleIf an aircraft or a bird circles or circles something, it moves round in a circle in the air.
• There were two helicopters circling around.
• patterns of light dancing on the river
pirouetteIf someone pirouettes, they perform one or more pirouettes.
• She pirouetted in front of the mirror.
Thesaurus for gyrate from the Collins English Thesaurus