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twirl
American English: /twərl/
British English: /twəːl/

Translation of twirl in Spanish:

transitive verb

  • he was twirling his mustache
    se estaba retorciendo el bigote
    she was twirling her hair
    jugueteaba con el pelo (enroscándoselo en los dedos)
    Example sentences
    • Obviously a boy who appreciates a big stage when he sees one, Jack danced and twirled and spun with abandon, much to the delight of the photographers.
    • From time to time, Russian dancers clad in national costume would pop up to dance between the tables, somehow reminiscent of a doll twirling round and round inside a music box.
    • She looked absolutely radiant with joy in her period dress, spinning and twirling on the floor.

intransitive verb

noun

  • with a twirl of his cane
    haciendo girar or (Southern Cone) revolear el bastón por el aire
    give us a twirl! [colloquial]
    date una vuelta para que te veamos [colloquial]

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