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  • n. Something that twirls.
  • n. Someone who twirls something.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who or that which twirls.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. (baseball) the person who does the pitching
  • n. someone who twirls a baton


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  • The special development in India of the fire-priest that brings down fire from heaven, when compared with the personification of the 'twirler' (Promantheus) in Greece, shows that no detailed myth was current in primitive times. [

    The Religions of India Handbooks on the History of Religions, Volume 1, Edited by Morris Jastrow

  • She was following in the footsteps of Francesco Vezzoli, who invited Lady Gaga to perform two years ago, and Doug Aitken, who last year incorporated a few songs by Beck as well as a lasso twirler to explore "the idea of the west."

    Anatomy of an L.A. Museum's Fall Affair

  • A woman who revealed that as a teenager she had been a baton twirler for an NFL team located near her home town, for example, was concerned lest her older male colleagues learn about her past and use that knowledge to discount her publication record when she was considered for tenure.

    Bella DePaulo: Singles Bonding Over Food and Friendship: Cooking Club, Year 39

  • “He's upstairs at the front desk.” says the key twirler.


  • To see the crazy twirler who had put Obama on the bum;

    Obama's Revenge: A Political Parody

  • On her former life as a partier: We had craaaazy parties, we had DJ's, bands, an ice luge, a fire twirler.

    PHOTOS: Leighton STRIPS, Talks Wonderful Sex

  • The big feature of the game however, and one that was worth more than the admission price, was the show staged by the one and only Satchel Paige, colored pitcher, rated by many experts as the greatest twirler, white or black, in the country.

    Satch, Dizzy & Rapid Robert

  • Each of the “perennial winter league enemies,” as the Times called Feller and Paige on November 2, pledged go at least seven innings in the Sunday afternoon matchup “in an effort to settle the question of who is the best twirler.”

    Satch, Dizzy & Rapid Robert

  • Invest in an inexpensive pair of straight-edge cuticle scissors, a twirler brush looks like a mascara brush, and a decent pair of tweezers.

    Best in Beauty

  • Start by brushing the hairs up with the twirler brush and trimming the long hairs.

    Best in Beauty


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