Synonyms for twirl

Synonyms for (noun) twirl

Synonyms: spin, twirl, twist, twisting, whirl

Definition: the act of rotating rapidly

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

Similar words: rotary motion, rotation

Definition: the act of rotating as if on an axis

Usage: the rotation of the dancer kept time with the music

Synonyms: twirl, twist, kink

Definition: a sharp bend in a line produced when a line having a loop is pulled tight

Similar words: flexure, fold, plication, crease, crimp, bend

Definition: an angular or rounded shape made by folding

Usage: a fold in the napkin; a crease in his trousers; a plication on her blouse; a flexure of the colon; a bend of his elbow

Synonyms for (verb) twirl

Synonyms: twirl, whirl, birl, spin

Definition: cause to spin

Usage: spin a coin

Similar words: rotate, circumvolve

Definition: cause to turn on an axis or center

Usage: Rotate the handle

Synonyms: whirl, twiddle, twirl, swirl

Definition: turn in a twisting or spinning motion

Usage: The leaves swirled in the autumn wind

Similar words: go around, revolve, rotate

Definition: turn on or around an axis or a center

Usage: The Earth revolves around the Sun; The lamb roast rotates on a spit over the fire

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