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  1. a person or thing that twirls.
  2. Baseball. a pitcher.
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Origin of twirler

First recorded in 1800–10; twirl + -er1
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for twirler

Historical Examples

  • The other was the marvelous advance that had been made by Jim as a twirler.

    Baseball Joe, Home Run King

    Lester Chadwick

  • Then if the twirler is not right, he has a chance to say so.

    Pitching in a Pinch

    Christy Mathewson

  • But Frank Brown had yet to show what he could do as a twirler.

  • If youll keep that twirler of yours still for a little while, Ill go and see what it is.

  • He soon became known for his skill as a twirler on his home team, and his reputation spread to surrounding towns.