Swirl meaning

swûrl
To be arranged in a spiral, whorl, or twist.
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(figuratively) To circulate.
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To be arranged in a twist, spiral or whorl.
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Swirl is defined as to move or cause to move in twisting or spinning motions.

An example of swirl is for a girl to twirl her hair around her finger.

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To be dizzy or disoriented.
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Dizzy confusion.
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The definition of a swirl is a twist, curl or whirl motion.

An example of a swirl is the shape of soft ice cream in a cone.

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To move with a twisting or whirling motion; eddy.
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To cause to move with a twisting or whirling motion.

Swirled the drink with her straw.

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To form into or arrange in a spiral, whorl, or twist.
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A whirling or eddying motion or mass.

A swirl of white water.

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Something, such as a curl of hair, that coils, twists, or whirls.
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Whirling confusion or disorder.
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To move with a twisting, whirling motion; eddy.
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To swim, or be dizzy.
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To cause to swirl; whirl.
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A swirling motion; whirl; eddy.
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Something having a twisting, curving form; twist; curl; whirl; whorl.
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A twist or coil of something.
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(intransitive) To twist or whirl, as an eddy.

I swirled my brush around in the paint.

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Origin of swirl

  • Middle English swyrl eddy probably of Low German or Scandinavian origin

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition