Definition of 'twirl'

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Example sentences containing 'twirl'

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All he failed to do was twirl his shirt around his head. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The scarves twirl round and round thousands of heads. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The song is a bright run of notes that gets faster and faster and ends in a little twirl. Times, Sunday Times (2008)She was playing with her hair, twirling an end with her finger. Times, Sunday Times (2013)It is a cheerful song, with a little twirl at the end. Times, Sunday Times (2013)It doesn't do a twirl round a rock or anything. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Here it will rest, twirling a little in the gusts but essentially trapped. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The Strictly pros are branching out as they get fit following time away from twirling around the dancefloor. The Sun (2014)When the phone is low on juice, the phone can be recharged simply by twirling it around a free digit. Times, Sunday Times (2010)I absolutely must not be allowed to wear this in real life for fear of turning into a twirling parody of womanhood. Times, Sunday Times (2010)It's sort of a twist and twirl as he's bending down. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Showing off to friends with a series of fiddly little twirling jumps is the very opposite of what I do. Times, Sunday Times (2006)His foot should stamp, his throat should growl, his hair should twirl and his face should scowl. Times, Sunday Times (2007)She leaves the room and comes back in, eyes to the floor, shoulders slumped and twirling her hair. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The important thing is to get some expert instruction,'cause twirling around on a pole in your underwear is a lot harder than it looks. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Earl is curled up on her sofa, glass of white wine in one hand, mobile phone in the other as she studies each twirl and turn. Times, Sunday Times (2009)

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Translations for 'twirl'

British English: twirl VERB
If you twirl something or if it twirls, it turns around and around with a smooth, fairly fast movement.
She twirled her empty glass in her fingers.
  • American English: twirl
  • Brazilian Portuguese: fazer girar
  • Chinese: 旋转
  • European Spanish: dar vueltas a
  • French: faire tournoyerN
  • German: herumwirbeln
  • Italian: far roteare
  • Japanese: くるくる回す/くるくる回る
  • Korean: 빙빙 돌리다
  • European Portuguese: fazer girar
  • Spanish: dar vueltas a


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