verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
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Origin of whirl
OTHER WORDS FROM whirlwhirler, nounwhirl·ing·ly, adverboutwhirl, verb (used with object)un·whirled, adjective
Words nearby whirl
How to use whirl in a sentence
Cambage is a whirl of drop-steps, shoulder shoves and jump hooks, her 6-foot-8 frame affording her whatever space she requires.A’ja Wilson had a rebirth, Liz Cambage is healthy, and Las Vegas is among the WNBA favorites|Robert O'Connell|May 13, 2021|Washington Post
It all makes sense in the whirl of Ide’s fate-driven universe.Joe Ide’s IQ series continues with the idiosyncratic marvel ‘Smoke’|Maureen Corrigan|February 26, 2021|Washington Post
Knowing the flame’s structure might let researchers figure out how to scale the blue whirl up to a larger size or create it without passing through the dangerous firenado stage.Four types of flames join forces to make this eerie ‘blue whirl’|Emily Conover|August 12, 2020|Science News
The dying are deceived by the chemical whirl of “a dying brain.”
I never lifted a brush before, I never mixed a paint, so I gave it a whirl.Dubya’s Portraits of Tony Blair and Vladimir Putin Are Just as Genius as You Hoped|Ann Binlot|April 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A whirl of activity on and off the slopes, Kathy heads the local chapter of Disabled Sports, Eastern Sierra region.
Ted Widmer on the whirl of celebrity and policy that dance across the pages.The Man with the President’s Ear, Arthur Schlesinger Jr. and JFK|Ted Widmer|October 27, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Sajed fearlessly slapped on the rollerblades to give them a whirl, and a skater was born.
Then dawn flung itself impetuously across the hills, and the naked rim of the canyon took form in a shifting whirl of smoke.Raw Gold|Bertrand W. Sinclair
They are, however, much less energetic, and often of greater size than the hurricane whirl.Outlines of the Earth's History|Nathaniel Southgate Shaler
They could revel in the rugged measures of ‘Marmion,’ in the whirl and clatter of the ‘Last Minstrel.’A Cursory History of Swearing|Julian Sharman
Fragments were spun off the whirl of people, bits of BSG uniforms torn off their wearers and tossed like confetti.The Great Potlatch Riots|Allen Kim Lang
Her life at this time was a whirl of excitement—excitement of the keenest order—namely, trying on.With Edged Tools|Henry Seton Merriman
British Dictionary definitions for whirl
Derived forms of whirlwhirler, nounwhirling, adjectivewhirlingly, adverb
Word Origin for whirl
Idioms and Phrases with whirl
see give something a whirl.