whirl

2 ENTRIES FOUND:

whirl

noun

Definition of WHIRL

1
a rapid turning about on an axis or central point <the whirl of the mechanical ride made him dizzy>
3
a state of noisy, confused activity <lost an earring in the whirl of the party>
Near Antonyms calm, hush, peace, quiet, quietude, rest, stillness, tranquillity (or tranquility); order, orderliness
4
an effort to do or accomplish something <I'm pretty good at fixing things, so how about if I give it a whirl?>
Synonyms assay [archaic], bash [chiefly British], bid, crack, endeavor, essay, fling, go, offer, pass, shot, stab, trial, try, whack, whirl

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