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twirl

noun

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(Entry 1 of 2)

a rapid turning about on an axis or central point
  • the twirl of the dancer's skirt mesmerized me

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twirl

verb

Synonyms of twirl (Entry 2 of 2)

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

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2 to move in circles around an axis or center
  • an ice-skater twirling in place

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The first known use of twirl was in 1598

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“Twirl.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/twirl. Accessed 16 Jun. 2021.

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