twirl

Definitions of twirl
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v turn in a twisting or spinning motion

Synonyms:
swirl, twiddle, whirl
Type of:
go around, revolve, rotate
turn on or around an axis or a center

v cause to spin

Synonyms:
birl, spin, whirl
Type of:
circumvolve, rotate
cause to turn on an axis or center

n the act of rotating rapidly

Synonyms:
spin, twist, twisting, whirl
Types:
pirouette
(ballet) a rapid spin of the body (especially on the toes as in ballet)
birling, logrolling
rotating a log rapidly in the water (as a competitive sport)
Type of:
rotary motion, rotation
the act of rotating as if on an axis

n a sharp bend in a line produced when a line having a loop is pulled tight

Synonyms:
kink, twist
Type of:
bend, crease, crimp, flexure, fold, plication
an angular or rounded shape made by folding

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