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gyrate

Pronunciation: /ˈdʒaɪreɪt; dʒaɪˈreɪt/

Translation of gyrate in Spanish:

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo

  • girar gyrating wildly on the dance floor bailando desenfrenadamente en la pista
    Example sentences
    • I was uncomfortable with the amount of sexually suggestive gyrating the dancers, and even the band, were making.
    • Among the hubbub of dance beats and gyrating bodies grew a feeling of discovery, of enthusiasm for something new.
    • Then he bent down and gyrated, dancing just for her.

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

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