English Thesaurus

Synonyms of 'pirouette'

(noun) 
Definition
a body spin performed on the toes or the ball of the foot
a ballerina famous for her pirouettes
Synonyms
spin (informal)
Think twice about going for a spin by the light of the silvery moon.
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turn
The rear sprocket will turn only twice for one turn of the pedals.
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whirl
the whirl of snowflakes in the wind
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twirl
with a twirl of his silver-handled cane
(verb) 
Definition
to perform a pirouette
She pirouetted in front of the mirror.
Synonyms
spin
The Earth spins on its own axis.
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turn
As the wheel turned, the potter shaped the clay.
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whirl
Hearing a sound behind her, she whirled round.
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pivot
The boat pivoted on its central axis.
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twirl
Several hundred people twirl around the dance floor.

Additional synonyms

in the sense of pivot
Definition
to turn on or provide with a pivot
The boat pivoted on its central axis.
in the sense of turn
The rear sprocket will turn only twice for one turn of the pedals.
in the sense of turn
Definition
to rotate or move round
As the wheel turned, the potter shaped the clay.
Synonyms
go round (and round),
go round in circles,
move in a circle

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