Origin of whirl
OTHER WORDS FROM whirlwhirl·er, nounwhirl·ing·ly, adverbout·whirl, verb (used with object)un·whirled, adjective
Words nearby whirl
How to use whirl in a sentence
Viewers are surrounded by a whirl of images in which it’s impossible to distinguish real from unreal.This NFT Painting Is a Work of Art - Issue 104: Harmony|Arthur I. Miller|August 18, 2021|Nautilus
I think within the next 10 years, we ought to be able to predict where fire whirls are likely to form.
It was a giant fire whirl with winds over 100 miles per hour.
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
The dying are deceived by the chemical whirl of “a dying brain.”Eben Alexander Has a GPS for Heaven|Patricia Pearson|October 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
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.Homefront Veterans: Skiing With Wounded Warriors|John Kael Weston|February 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
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.If You Build It, They Will Skate|Maysoon Zayid|July 17, 2013|DAILY BEAST
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
Other Idioms and Phrases with whirl
see give something a whirl.