Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To rise upward in a whirl; whirl upward.
  • To raise upward in a whirling course.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • verb To rise upward in a whirl; to raise upward with a whirling motion.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb To rise upward in a whirl; to raise upward with a whirling motion.

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

up- +‎ whirl

Examples

  • Carlisle felt, under Mr. Canning's incredulous gaze, that this sudden upwhirl of misfortune was the further refinement of cruelty.

    V. V.'s Eyes

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