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twirl

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of twirl

  1. a rapid turning about on an axis or central point <the twirl of the dancer's skirt mesmerized me> Synonyms gyration, pirouette, reel, revolution, roll, rotation, spin, wheel, whirlRelated Words circuit, circulation, ring, round; coil, curl, curve, spiral, twist, whorl; circle, orbit; eddy, swirl


twirl

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of twirl

  1. 1 to move (something) in a curved or circular path on or as if on an axis <absentmindedly twirled a lock of her hair around her finger> Synonyms pivot, revolve, roll, rotate, spin, swing, swirl, swivel, turn, twist, wheel, whirlRelated Words screw, unscrew; twiddle; coil, crank, reel, wind; circulate

  2. 2 to move in circles around an axis or center <an ice-skater twirling in place> Synonyms gyrate, pinwheel, pirouette, revolve, roll, rotate, turn, spin, wheel, whirlRelated Words coil, curl, curve, round, spiral, swirl, twine, twist, wind; circle, circulate, encircle, orbit, ring; pivot, swivel


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