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  Definition of Twirl
  1. the act of rotating rapidly; "he gave the crank a spin"; "it broke off after much twisting"
  2. a sharp bend in a line produced when a line having a loop is pulled tight
  3. cause to spin; "spin a coin"
  4. turn in a twisting or spinning motion; "The leaves swirled in the autumn wind"
Similar Words: spin, twist, twisting, whirl, kink, birl, swirl, twiddle

 

Hyponyms: pirouette, birling, logrolling

 

Derivational Morphology: spin, spin around, whirl, reel, gyrate, birl, wrench, twist, swirl, twiddle, twine, distort, curl, curve, kink, crimp, crape, frizzle, frizz, kink up, twisting, baton twirler, twirler, spinner, vortex, convolution, commotion, gyration, whirling, pitcher, hurler

 

 
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