: being in a swirl : swirling

Examples of aswirl in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Our Worlds, Van Herpen’s spring 2021 couture collection was aswirl with hyphae-like embellishments and more obvious nods to mushrooms, like a fanned dress reminiscent of a chanterelle. Emily Farra, Vogue, 2 Apr. 2021 The latter are the softer target: the yes-but set, whose heads are aswirl with contradictory information, and who really want nothing more than for their children to be healthy and safe. Nick Paumgarten, The New Yorker, 26 Aug. 2019

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Word History

First Known Use

1818, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of aswirl was in 1818

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“Aswirl.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/aswirl. Accessed 20 Jul. 2024.

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