whirly

[ hwur-lee, wur- ]
/ ˈʰwɜr li, ˈwɜr- /

noun, plural whirl·ies.

a violent whirlwind carrying snow, occurring in Antarctica.

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Origin of whirly

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Example sentences from the Web for whirly

  • "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.