from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- intransitive verb To rotate or revolve briskly; swing in a circle; spin.
- intransitive verb To twist or wind around.
- intransitive verb To move or spin around rapidly, suddenly, or repeatedly.
- intransitive verb To whirl or turn suddenly; make an about-face.
- intransitive verb Baseball To pitch.
- noun The act of twirling or the condition of being twirled; a quick spinning or twisting.
- noun Something twirled; a twist.
from The Century Dictionary.
- To cause to revolve rapidly; spin; whirl; turn round and round, usually in an idle, purposeless way; twiddle.
- To move round; especially, to revolve rapidly; be whirled about.
- To twine; wind; coil; curl.
- noun A rapid circular motion.
- noun A twist; a convolution; a curl; a flourish.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- intransitive verb To revolve with velocity; to be whirled round rapidly.
- noun The act of twirling; a rapid circular motion; a whirl or whirling; quick rotation.
- noun A twist; a convolution.
- transitive verb To move or turn round rapidly; to whirl round; to move and turn rapidly with the fingers.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun A movement where one
spinsround elegantly; a pirouette.
- verb intransitive To perform a twirl.
- verb transitive To
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- noun a sharp bend in a line produced when a line having a loop is pulled tight
- noun the act of rotating rapidly
- verb turn in a twisting or spinning motion
- verb cause to spin
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
"Training for the ballet, Potter?" yelled Malfoy as Harry was forced to do a stupid kind of twirl in midair to dodge the Bludger, and he fled, the Bludger trailing a few feet behind him; and then, glaring back at Malfoy in hatred, he saw it-the Golden Snitch.
"twirl" would help to construct the smoke subtle curves too.
It will not only blow your mind, it will whirl and twirl your body about.
As I found out when she tried to teach me to twirl, this is not easy to do with one gun, much less two.
Also notice that Batman's flagpole twirl during the closing credits was completely superfluous.
And I will entertain myself by learning to twirl the spoon.
Tychus felt good enough to execute a twirl, which Jennifer, as a gracious dance partner, spun through so easily, she made him look good.
Zermoid -- Yes, I tried to twirl one of those six-shooters so I can attest that they are real Cimmaron Arms. 45s.
Then I would twirl off the metal frame, rip through the air like radio waves and land face-first on a bed of rubbish, chunky with chocolate milk cartons and cheese puff bags.
It looks like one of those twirl-around stands with postcards on it .........