HyperDic: twirl

English > 4 senses of the word twirl:
VERBmotiontwirl, swirl, twiddle, whirlturn in a twisting or spinning motion
motiontwirl, whirl, birl, spincause to spin
NOUNshapetwirl, kink, twista sharp bend in a line produced when a line having a loop is pulled tight
acttwirl, spin, twist, twisting, whirlthe act of rotating rapidly
twirl > pronunciation
Soundstwer'l
Rhymesbirle ... whorl: 16 rhymes with erl...
English > twirl: 4 senses > noun 1, shape
MeaningA sharp bend in a line produced when a line having a loop is pulled tight.
Synonymskink, twist
Broaderfold, crease, plication, flexure, crimp, bendAn angular or rounded shape made by folding
Spanishenroscadura
English > twirl: 4 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningThe act of rotating rapidly.
Synonymsspin, twist, twisting, whirl
Narrowerbirling, logrollingrotating a log rapidly in the water (as a competitive sport)
pirouette(ballet) a rapid spin of the body (especially on the toes as in ballet)
Broaderrotation, rotary motionThe act of rotating as if on an axis
Spanishgiro
Catalangir
Verbstwirlturn in a twisting or spinning motion
twirlcause to spin
English > twirl: 4 senses > verb 1, motion
MeaningTurn in a twisting or spinning motion.
PatternSomething ----s; Something is ----ing PP; Somebody ----s something; Somebody ----s PP
ModelThe wooden sticks twirl
Synonymsswirl, twiddle, whirl
Broaderrevolve, go around, rotateturn on or around an axis or a center
Spanisharremolinarse, arremolinar, girar, remolinear
Catalanarremolinar-se, arremolinar, arrombollar-se, arrombollar, fer girar, girar
Nounstwirlthe act of rotating rapidly
twirler(baseball) the person who does the pitching
English > twirl: 4 senses > verb 2, motion
MeaningCause to spin.
PatternSomebody ----s something
ModelThe girls twirl the wooden sticks
Synonymswhirl, birl, spin
Broaderrotate, circumvolveCause to turn on an axis or center
Spanishgirar, hacer girar, rotar
Catalanarremolinar-se, arremolinar, fer girar, girar, rotar
Nounstwirlthe act of rotating rapidly
twirlersomeone who twirls a baton

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