upwhirl

[ uhp-hwurl, -wurl ]
/ ʌpˈʰwɜrl, -ˈwɜrl /

verb (used with object)

to cause (something) to whirl upward.

verb (used without object)

to be whirled upward.

Nearby words

  1. upwards,
  2. upwards of,
  3. upwarp,
  4. upwell,
  5. upwelling,
  6. upwind,
  7. ur,
  8. ur of the chaldees,
  9. ur-,
  10. ur-nammu

Origin of upwhirl

First recorded in 1835–45; up- + whirl

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