Synonyms of whirling


1. gyration, whirling, rotation, rotary motion

usage: the act of rotating in a circle or spiral


1. twirl, swirl, twiddle, whirl, revolve, go around, rotate

usage: turn in a twisting or spinning motion; "The leaves swirled in the autumn wind"

2. whirl, birl, spin, twirl, rotate, circumvolve

usage: cause to spin; "spin a coin"

3. eddy, purl, whirlpool, swirl, whirl, run, flow, feed, course

usage: flow in a circular current, of liquids

4. spin, spin around, whirl, reel, gyrate, revolve, go around, rotate

usage: revolve quickly and repeatedly around one's own axis; "The dervishes whirl around and around without getting dizzy"

5. whirl, tumble, whirl around, move

usage: fly around; "The clothes tumbled in the dryer"; "rising smoke whirled in the air"

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