Whirl is defined as to spin, rotate or move quickly in a circular motion.(verb)
An example of whirl is for a washing machine to go into the spin cycle.
Whirl means the act of spinning or twirling, or a state of confusion.(noun)
An example of a whirl is a number of intense events that happen one right after another.
See whirl in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME whirlen < ON hvirfla, akin to hverfa: see whir
Origin: ME wherwille < ON hverfill, akin to Ger wirbel
See whirl in American Heritage Dictionary 4
verb whirled, whirl·ing, whirls verb, intransitive
Origin: Middle English whirlen
Origin: , probably from Old Norse hvirfla.
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