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Pronunciation of Whirl: Learn how to pronounce Whirl in English correctly

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Oxford dictionary definition of the word whirl:

move or cause to move rapidly round and round:
[no object]:
leaves whirled in eddies of wind
[with object]:
I whirled her round the dance hall
(as adjective whirling)
a vigorous whirling jig
move or cause to move rapidly:
[no object, with adverbial of direction]:
Sybil stood waving as they whirled past
a kaleidoscope of images whirled through her brain
[no object] (of the head, mind, or senses) seem to spin round:
Kate made her way back to the office, her mind whirling
1 [in singular] a rapid movement round and round.
frantic activity of a specified kind:
the event was all part of the mad social whirl
2 [with adjective or noun modifier] a specified kind of sweet or biscuit with a spiral shape:
a hazelnut whirl

give something a whirl

informal give something a try.
in a whirl

in a state of confusion:
Laura’s mind was in a whirl




Middle English: the verb probably from Old Norse hvirfla ‘turn about’; the noun partly from Middle Low German, Middle Dutch wervel ‘spindle’, or from Old Norse hvirfill ‘circle’, from a Germanic base meaning ‘rotate’