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swirly

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Pronunciation: /ˈswəːli
 
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Definition of swirly in English:

adjective (swirlier, swirliest)

Moving in or characterized by swirling shapes or patterns: seventies-style swirly carpets long, swirly skirts
More example sentences
  • Use other shades of gray to fill in gaps so there is a swirly design of color.
  • The lamp's fab swirly colours are made from a mixture of coloured wax and water - because these don't mix the colours stay separate.
  • Don't know what was wrong - the wind was swirly and the roads were in slippery condition, but the main problem was heavy legs.

Words that rhyme with swirly

Burghley, Burley, burly, curly, early, girlie, hurley, hurly-burly, pearly, Shirley, surly, twirly

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