Dictionary

tirl

verb \ˈtərl\

Definition of TIRL

intransitive verb
chiefly Scottish
:  to make a rattling sound (as with a door latch)
transitive verb
chiefly Scottish :  twirl

Origin of TIRL

alteration of 1trill
First Known Use: circa 1550

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: tirle–wirliePrevious Word in the Dictionary: tiring–roomAll Words Near: tirl
April 01, 2015
diapause Hear it
a period of physiological dormancy
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears