Definition of 'whirl'

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Synonyms of "whirl"
Synonyms of "whirl"
French Translation of "whirl"
French Translation of "whirl"
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Example sentences containing 'whirl'

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It was all one big social whirl. Times, Sunday Times (2011)He is a reassuringly solid point in the social whirl. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The first few hours were a whirl of activity. Jan Fennell FRIENDS FOR LIFE (2003)In the morning the place is a whirl of activity. Times, Sunday Times (2007)He felt as if he were whirling about in a vortex. Adam Sisman The Friendship: Wordsworth and Coleridge (2006)The next four minutes are a whirl of high-octane activity. Times, Sunday Times (2013)I often wake in the night with worries whirling around my head and cannot go back to sleep. Times, Sunday Times (2006)In an increasingly cyber world, the secret of happiness is probably just getting out there and giving real life a whirl. Times, Sunday Times (2010)It's just whirling round and round from Antarctica. Times, Sunday Times (2009)And it's not such a social whirl, really. The Sun (2012)While the boardroom vacuum persists, though, takeover speculation will continue to whirl around the company. Times, Sunday Times (2015)They've been chosen as subjects because they whirl around in a chaos of self-destruction. Times, Sunday Times (2009)He doesn't need to go to university for the social whirl because he's already got that here. Times, Sunday Times (2006)He takes on a brand that has kept on moving forward, staying at the heart of the Manhattan social whirl. Times, Sunday Times (2014)They've been whirling around the rink all week in preparation, but whose moves will light up the ice panel? The Sun (2013)It was not really a holiday, just a big social whirl, but that was what you did for a holiday then. Times, Sunday Times (2007)

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Translations for 'whirl'

British English: whirl VERB
If something or someone whirls around or if you whirl them around, they move around or turn around very quickly.
Not receiving an answer, she whirled round.
  • American English: whirl
  • Brazilian Portuguese: fazer girar
  • Chinese: 快速旋转
  • European Spanish: dar vueltas
  • French: virevolter
  • German: wirbeln
  • Italian: girarsi di scatto
  • Japanese: ぐるぐる回す/ぐるぐる回る
  • Korean: 빙빙 돌리다
  • European Portuguese: fazer girar
  • Spanish: dar vueltas


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