from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Having a whirling motion; spinning: leaves awhirl in the wind.
- adj. Being in a condition suggestive of a whirl, such as a state of excited activity or confusion: "All we could do was just stand there, our minds awhirl with the fluky wonder of it all” ( David Mazel).
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. whirling
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In a whirl; whirling.
a- + whirl (Wiktionary)