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[hwur-lee, wur-]
noun, plural whirl·ies.
  1. a violent whirlwind carrying snow, occurring in Antarctica.
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Origin of whirly

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Historical Examples

  • "It just might be whirly enough to work—" Kamil commented softly.

    Plague Ship

    Andre Norton

  • Fleetwood had a skimming sense of a drop upon a funny, whirly world.