Origin of whirl
OTHER WORDS FROM whirlwhirl·er, nounwhirl·ing·ly, adverbout·whirl, verb (used with object)un·whirled, adjective
How to use whirl in a sentence
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
Cummings began whirling around with the blade, smashing a lamp.
I do not know what I think; all my thoughts seem whirling round as leaves do in brooks in the time of the spring rains.Ramona|Helen Hunt Jackson
At first I used to think the effect of so many people whirling round in the same direction dizzying and monotonous.Music-Study in Germany|Amy Fay
Our poor planet will be but a silent ghost whirling on its dark path in the starlight.The Unsolved Riddle of Social Justice|Stephen Leacock
He saw the swans floating like bundles of dry paper, he saw the whirling sea-gulls, he obtained his former room.The Wave|Algernon Blackwood
The keen wind found me out and seemed to take joy in rushing in on me in biting gusts and then whirling away over the flat.The Soldier of the Valley|Nelson Lloyd
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.