Textual thesaurus for "whirl"

(noun) spin, twirl, twist, twisting

the act of rotating rapidly

he gave the crank a spin; it broke off after much twisting

(noun) crack, offer, pass, fling, go

a usually brief attempt

he took a crack at it; I gave it a whirl

(noun) commotion

confused movement

he was caught up in a whirl of work; a commotion of people fought for the exits

(noun) swirl, convolution, vortex

the shape of something rotating rapidly

(verb) reel, spin, spin around, gyrate

revolve quickly and repeatedly around one's own axis

The dervishes whirl around and around without getting dizzy

(verb) swirl, whirlpool, purl, eddy

flow in a circular current, of liquids

(verb) whirl around, tumble

fly around

The clothes tumbled in the dryer; rising smoke whirled in the air

(verb) twirl, birl, spin

cause to spin

spin a coin

(verb) twiddle, twirl, swirl

turn in a twisting or spinning motion

The leaves swirled in the autumn wind