Synonyms of whirl in English:



  • 1 leaves whirled in eddies
    rotate, circle, wheel, turn, revolve, orbit, spin, twirl
  • 2 they whirled past
    hurry, race, dash, rush, run, sprint, bolt, dart, gallop, career, charge, shoot, hurtle, fly, speed, scurry
    informal tear, belt, pelt, scoot, bomb, hightail it
  • 3 his mind was whirling
    spin, reel, swim
  • noun

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  • 1 a whirl of dust
    swirl, flurry, eddy
  • 2 the mad social whirl
    hurly-burly, activity, bustle, rush, flurry, fuss, turmoil, merry-go-round
  • 3 Laura's mind was in a whirl
    spin, daze, stupor, muddle, jumble; confusion
    informal dither
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    Pronunciation: ˌhɪpnə(ʊ)ˈpɒmpɪk
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