Swirl is defined as to move or cause to move in twisting or spinning motions.(verb)
An example of swirl is for a girl to twirl her hair around her finger.
The definition of a swirl is a twist, curl or whirl motion.(noun)
An example of a swirl is the shape of soft ice cream in a cone.
See swirl in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME (Scot) swyrl, prob. < Norw dial. svirla, freq. of sverra, to whirl: for IE base see swarm
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verb swirled, swirl·ing, swirls verb, intransitive
Origin: Middle English swyrl, eddy
Origin: , probably of Low German or Scandinavian origin.
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