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
Example sentences from the Web for whirl
But Liberty is always dipping his shoulder, whirling around.The Story Behind Lee Marvin’s Liberty Valance Smile|Robert Ward|January 3, 2015|DAILY BEAST
They all play a part in this whirling, well oiled machine, helping bring The Macallan to life.
But he was a whirling dervish of energy and could outwork his critics.From The Square Deal to The New Deal: The Overlapping Political Identities of TR and FDR|John Avlon|September 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Back in July, a whirling household appliance caught her by the weave.Ellen Sings ‘The Fox,’ Ride on an Eagle’s Wing & More Viral Videos|Julian E. Wright|September 21, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Bailey got the job and proceeded to “work like a whirling dervish.”CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund Celebrates 2012 Award Winners|Robin Givhan|November 14, 2012|DAILY BEAST
In an instant the torrent had caught them in its whirling eddies, and they were so many separate atoms borne along on the flood.The Ward of King Canute|Ottilie A. Liljencrantz
It will separate them, whirling away the one, and not the other.The Expositor's Bible: The Psalms, Vol. 1|A. Maclaren
Whirling it like a feather round his head, the maniac rushed on.The Madman and the Pirate|R.M. Ballantyne
The latter structure was whirling about, careening from side to side, now on one edge of the stream, and now on the other.The Motor Boys After a Fortune|Clarence Young
To this the girl began to dance, whirling hoops into the air as she moved, and catching them as they fell.Callias|Alfred John Church
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.