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Definitions of whirl:
  • noun:   confused movement
    Example: "He was caught up in a whirl of work"
  • noun:   the shape of something rotating rapidly
  • noun:   the act of rotating rapidly
  • noun:   a usually brief attempt
    Example: "I gave it a whirl"
  • verb:   fly around
    Example: "Rising smoke whirled in the air"
  • verb:   cause to spin
  • verb:   revolve quickly and repeatedly around one's own axis
    Example: "The dervishes whirl around and around without getting dizzy"
  • verb:   turn in a twisting or spinning motion
  • verb:   flow in a circular current, of liquids

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