Definitions of twirl
  1. verb
    turn in a twisting or spinning motion
    synonyms: swirl, twiddle, whirl
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    type of:
    go around, revolve, rotate
    turn on or around an axis or a center
  2. verb
    cause to spin
    synonyms: birl, spin, whirl
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    type of:
    circumvolve, rotate
    cause to turn on an axis or center
  3. noun
    the act of rotating rapidly
    synonyms: spin, twist, twisting, whirl
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    (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
  4. noun
    a sharp bend in a line produced when a line having a loop is pulled tight
    synonyms: kink, twist
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    type of:
    bend, crease, crimp, flexure, fold, plication
    an angular or rounded shape made by folding
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